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WILMINGTON HIGH SCHOOL
For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter
a time to be born, and a time to die;
a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted;
a time to kill, and a time to heal;
a time to break down, and a time to build up;
a time to weep, and a time to laugh;
a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
a time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together;
a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;
a time to seek, and a time to lose;
a time to keep, and a time to cast away;
a time to rend, and a time to sew;
a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
a time to love, and a time to hate;
a time for war, and a time for peace.
For everything there is a season,
And a time for every purpose under the sun;
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Faculty and Administration 17
Seniors and Senior Activities 51
Class Speeches 113
A time to begin,
Let us all stand
only four years to go
A time to end;
free at last
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To the Class of 1969:
The School Committee joins with me in saluting one of the truly
fine classes in Wilmington's long history of graduating classes.
Your performance in the classroom, on the athletic fields, and
in the community at large was notable for its dedication, its sin-
cerity, and its graciousness.
You have achieved social and economic goals in the past four
years that were virtually unknown to the classes prior to 1965.
We extend our best wishes for happiness and success in the
SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
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Mr. Harold Shea, Superintendent of Schools
Seated— Miss Imbimbo, Mrs. Hooper, Mr. Fay, Mr. Lanni. Standing— Mr. Pierce, Assistant Superintendent of
Schools; Mr. Brooks, Mr Shea, Superintendent of Schools; Mr. McNamara.
1969 will be recorded as the year of dissent on
college and high school campuses. If one looks
at dissent as a difference of opinion or a dis-
agreement, nothing is wrong and no harm is done.
However, if dissent is implemented with vio-
lence, personal assault and the destruction of
property, no useful purpose is served. The per-
petraters of such violence will fail to accomplish
their goals and ultimately assure their self-de-
struction. Further, they promote hypocrisy and
duplicity by their basic selfishness and the denial
of the rights, privileges, opinions and voice of
Today, more than ever in the history of our na-
tion and the world, we need good, sound, able
leaders. Do your best to develop leadership traits
in your chosen field. The least you should do is
carry out your individual responsibilities. The
worst you can do is be a social drop-out. The
choice is yours!
Mr. Bernard McMahon, Principal
Congratulations and best wishes to the graduating class
of 1 969.
One of the first milestones in life has been achieved.
There are many rungs in the ladder of success and of life,
some of which will be more difficult to climb than others.
There are many among you to which success will come
easy. Others will have to exert every ounce of effort and
still find that they have fallen short of the goal by a small
margin. Success is based on effort and accomplishment.
When a person seriously has given his all to that which he
undertakes, he is successful in his own right.
Life is a real challenge, spiritually, morally, socially, and
professionally. Life can be worth living to the individual
that has the desire to live a good life. What a person will
put into life is exactly what he will get out of it.
My sincere best wishes to you graduates for much success
in the future.
Mr. Harold Garrett, Vice Principal
Seaied — Miss Runblad, Miss Smith, Mrs. Rausch, Mrs. Seidler, Mrs. Dolkart, Mrs. Shea. Standing — Mr. Joyce,
Mr. Gardner, Miss Waitkevich, Mr. Malay, Mr. Hamilton, Mrs. Aldrich, Mrs. Cronin, Mr. Grecoe, Mr.
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Seated— Mr. Jones, Mrs. Belle, Mr. Babcock, Miss Pruitt, Mr. Kelley. Standing— Mr. Hill, Mr. Georgian,
Mr. Milley, Mr. Lynch.
Seated — Mile. Condrey, Mme. Baran, Senorita Weipking. Standing — Mile. Bocchino, M. Dearborn, Frau
Seated— Miss Dadoly, Miss Farello, Miss Lehan. Standing— Mr. Fardy, Mr. Hartnett, Mr. Krey.
Seated— Miss LeBauer, Mr. Beaton, Miss Kroll. Standing— Mr. Fessenden, Mr. Keady, Mr. Roche, Mr.
Saarinen, Mr. Cripps.
Seated — Miss Maksoudian, Miss Kazalski, Miss Cooney, Miss Schruender. Standing — Mr. Shiere, Miss Val-
liant, Mr. Hall, Mrs. Webber.
Seated — Mr. DeGeorge, Mr. Hambelton, Mr. Lentine. Standing — Mr. McDermott, Mr. Dicey, Mr. Pollard.
Miss McCarthy, Miss Gilbert, Mr. Palm, Mr. Bellissimo.
Miss Kalil, Mr. DeGrazia, Mr. Graceffa, Mr. DeRose.
Miss White, Miss Kulisich.
Mrs. Lockwood, Mrs. Kanchuga, Miss Falzano.
Seafed — Mrs. Rice. Standing — Mr. Hamilton,
Miss Marshall, Miss Abbood, Mr. Breakey.
Missing — Mr. Cogan.
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Mr. Downs, Mr. Crispo, Mr. Patterson, Mr. Fullerton.
Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Fawcett, Mrs. Nichols, Mrs. Oatley, Mrs. Watson, Mrs. Sheehan, Mrs. Bright, Mrs. Cutter.
Row 1 — Peggy McNamara, Margaret Godfrey, Anne Novak,
Karen Ingram, Nancy Crosson, Debbie Inman, Janis Fields,
Donna O'Brien, Beth Jepson, Nancy Phillips. Row 2— Steve
Moore, David O'Rourke, Nancy Schultz, Christine Rizer, Denise
Castonguay, Mary Ann DeStephano, Rosemary Bransfield, Vita
Marie Sinopoli, Carol Freeman, Cathi Cone, Steven Sullivan,
Bruce Hill. Row 3— Robert Arnone, Larry Levine, Dana Mather,
John Savage, Peter Harvey, Stephen Parsons.
Row J— Susan McLean, Kathy Baker, Evelyn Spear, Joan
Arsenault, Claire Fogg, Nancy London, Pamela Bacon, Karen
Ellsworth. Row 2— Susan Adams, Linda Chase, Debbie Dayton,
Nancy Forrest, Rena Hamilton, Ellen Bolsar, Maureen Gunn,
Cathy Komenchuk, Patty Crosson, Pam Maison. Row 3 — Mark
Bouvier, Kevin Warford, David Vokey, Richard Wagstaff,
Declan Berkeley, Ron Watson, Kenneth Corum, Bill Downs.
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MY FAIR LADY
Seafed — Dana Mather, Nancy Forrest, Claire Fogg,
Declan Berkeley. Standing — Debby Dayton, Steven Par-
sons, Rena Hamilton, Ron Watson, Steven Sullivan, John
Savage, Joe Mullens, David Vokey, Vita Marie Sinopoli,
Row J— Joan Cuoco, Elaine Burpee, Ann Hyland, Donna
O'Brien, Elyse Woller, Susan Gilbert. Row 2— Artie Godzyk,
Dave Dalton, Dave Malone, John Kleynin, Frank DeMarco,
Holly Rice, Steve Meegan, Joey Mason, Rickey Keane, Ken
Caira, Anne Stantail, Tony DeFrancesco. Row 3 — Glenna
Downs, Peter Havens, Jimmy Maxwell, John Friberg, Bob Dra-
heim, Earl Ellis, John Gould, John Bruno, Dave Keane, Ted
Wicks, Billy Badiali, Maureen O'Donahue, Lynea Weiberg,
Marylee Cavanaugh, Patti Emery, Terri O'Connors, Liz Godzyk,
Mr. Graceffa, director. Row 4— Billy Doyle, Bruce Porrier, Gor-
don Siteman, Bobby Noel, John Barry, David Hooper, Richard
Buck, Hugo Weiberg, Frank Darling, Gene Baldwin, Gerry
Land, Cliff Friberg, Mark Neville, Cathy DeMarco, Jane Emery,
Pat Chisolm, Scott Sheerin, Rick Bahia. Row 5 — George Dahl,
Ken Bedell, Bill Gustus, Lance Piatt, Chuckie Jacobus, Gary
Whitcomb, Bill Olson.
Row I — Dana Mather, Joe Mullins, Bill Downs,
Chris Neville, Steve Scapicio, Harry Lattir.
Row 2— Pat Crosson, Carol Freeman, Maureen
Gunn, Kevin McCormick, Lorraine Kenny, Peg-
gy Vayo, Vita Marie Sinopoli, Nancy Crosson.
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
Row 7— Kathi Johnson, Carolyn Cosman, Joan McQuaid, Beth Emery, Debby Dayton, Chris Simard, Mar-
cella Gubellini, Norma McPhee. Row 2— Miss Kroll, advisor; Paul Kritter, Harry TenHeusen, Ed Thomas,
Gary Nelson, Ottie Thomas, Liz Wells.
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Seated — Linda Valente, Gretchen Piatt, Ed Thomas, Susan Brown, Suzi Spiris, Maureen Given. Standing —
Robin Reese, Judy Connors, Cliff Friberg, Mr. Roche, advisor; Penny Hadfield, Harry Landers, Dawn
Lyman, Muriel Kindred.
Ed Gillis, Billy Irwin, Leslie Russo, Mr. McMahon, Beth Emery, Ed Thomas, Ed Gillis.
Row J— Valerie Woods, John Kroll, president; Pat Sullivan,
Karen Pyne, Tom Yentile, vice president; Frank Quinno,
vice president; Barbara Stanley, treasurer; Milton Cram,
Barbara Moloney, secretary; Kathy Hylan. Row 2 — Ann
Bovitz, Pam Smith, Susan Philips, Linda Spinney, Carolyn
Simmons, Nancy Olson, Judy Connors, Nancy London, Patty
Levine, Diane Howell, Janice Lee. Row 3— Jim Lynch, George
Anderson, Michael Lane, Bill Montouri, Gary Hebsch, Allen
Williams, Gary Whitcomb, Jerry Hammond, Warren Cunning-
ham, Rick Wilson, Harry Landers.
STUDENT GOVERNMENT DAY
Row J— Jim Swisher, Tony Beatrice, Lorraine Boudreau, Judy Connors, Barbara Moloney, Harry Landers,
Tom Morris. Row 2— Jack Lee; John Cuoco, Morris Anderson, Ed Gillis, Mr. Cripps, advisor. Missing-
Seated — Jackie Micalizzi, Beverly Jacobs, Scott Sheerin, Leslie Russo, Lorraine Kenney, Dale Peterson.
Standing — Claire Fogg, Patty Sullivan, Ken Stover, Mr. Malay, advisor; Ted Wickj, Harry Stewart, Patty
Lowell, Terry OConnors.
Seated— Diane Scaro, Sharon Clark, Kathy Poisson, Renee LaVallee, Rick Russell, Mike Kelley. Standing-
Karen Pyne, Nancy London, Pat Sullivan, Linda Chase, Marion Whitney, Beverly Jacobs, Miss Rundblat,
Miss Waitkevitch, Valerie Wood, Warren Cunningham, Larry Levine.
Miss Felzano, advisor. Seated — Mary Alice Branzetti, Diane Mathews, Cathy Mugford, Renee LaVallee,
Cathy Shaw, Laurel Thatcher, Judith Watson. Standing — Kerry O'Rourke, Patty Lounsbury, Leslie Sarchione,
Peggy Mahoney, Debby Day.
Row J — Robert Welch, Ronald Swiggard, Don Noonan, Dennis
Simard, Pat Bonnell, Pat DeFillipo, Butch Merrill, Ed Jaynes.
Row 2— Stephen Connelly, Ralph Block, Arthur Barnaby, Thomas
Carter, Joanne Deveau, Diane Hadley, Linda Bradley, Bill Lena,
Steve Gilardi, Dennis Suprenant. Row 3 — Joseph Leathers, Rich-
ard Poloian, William Durost, Robert Barrett, Kevin Ronan, James
Costa, Frank Ouelette, Robert Lee.
Row 7 — Karen Mirowski, secretary-treasurer; Pam Godzyk, vice president; Paula Godzyk, president-
Evelyn Lawson, Pat Forrest. Row 2 — Linda Bridges, Bette Blomerth, Lorraine Boudreau, Joyce MacMillan,
Carol Irwin, Carole DeStefano, Mr. Sheire, advisor.
George Anderson, Sylvina Kemp, Mr. Krey, advisor; Diane Scaro, Maureen Gunn, Bev Jacobs, Ellen
Balser, Leslie Russo, Brian Farrell, Philip Guzelf, Mike McFeeters, Joan McQuaid, Joe Gallant, Terry Sil-
vers, Mr. Hartnett, advisor; Kenneth Corrum, Richard Mclnnis.
Seated— Renee LaVallee, Kathy Posson, Diane Mathews. Standing — Michael Harrington, Michelle Amican-
gioli, Jonathan Hayward, Maureen Gunn, Janette Arsenault, Karen Pyne, Nancy London, Susan Winters.
Row J — Declan Berkeley, Gerry Land, Buddy Cham-
berlain, Paul Kritter, Jackie Irwin. Row 2 — Ed
Thomas, Bill Schultz, Ed Harrison.
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Harry Landers, Jim Lynch, Walter Carney, Larry Levine, Frank Leverone, Richard Meehan, Gordon Sitemen.
Miss LeBauer, advisor; Charlie Southmayd, Gary Hebsh, Tommy Morris, Paul Kritter, Ed Gi I lis,
Pam Hadfield, Jimmy Swisher, Chris Shea.
Kathy Johnson, Kathy Ross, Peggy Mahoney, Billy Irwin
Mr. Cripps, advisor.
Mrs. Dolkart, advisor; Joan Cuoco, Sid Tildsley, Bill Gustus,
Lauren Woller, Laureen Woller, Linda Haddick, Ed Gillis, Mr. Kelley, advisor.
Row 7 — Carl Cappozzi, Jim Tildsley, Vincent Sbano, Chuck
Casey, Bob Stewart, Ray DiCecca, Ed Gillis, Bill Montouri, Ed
Harrison, Jack Irwin, Jerry Land, Bud Chamberlain, Jim Ken-
nedy. Row 2 — Paul Morris, Dan Stewart, Dan LeDuc, Tom Ely,
Bob Quandt, Jack Lee, Gary Hebsch, David O'Connell, Gary
Warford, Dick Reitchel, Bill Pickowicz. Row 3— Steve Catalano,
Bob Barry, Andy Sullivan, Mike Curran, Sid Tildsley, Mark
Drugan, Billy DeLisle, Bruce McGuiness, Jimmy Irwin, Bob Mata-
rese, Robin Meades, Wally Hills, George Anderson, Ricky
Smallidge, John McNevin, Leonard Sawyer, Bill Schultz, Billy
Irwin, Coach Fred Bellissimo. Row 4 — Coach Ken Palm, Coach
John Ritchie, Allan Heim, Bob McKenna, Ken Cleary, Billy Gustus,
Dickie Gillis, Tom Coates, Mike DeGregorio, Mike Esposito,
Carl Cotter, Billy Mardney, Steve Goulet, David Thomas.
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Pam Godzyk, Joyce MacMillan, Linda Bridges, Jane Emery, Beth Emery, Judy Boeri, Lee Hubby, Mary
Harrison, Sue Brown, Mary Alice Branzetti, Paula Godzyk, captain; Linda Spinney, Patti Griffin, Penny
Hadfield, Joan Cushing, Miss McCarthy, coach. Missing — Anne Barry, co-captain.
Row 1 — Ray Dudley, Mark Peters, Richard Peters, Cliff Friberg,
John McAuliff, Mark Neville, Richard McGuiness, Wayne Swig-
gard, Robert Soderholm, Jeff Fraser. Row 2— William McGinley,
Lawrence Harrington, David Irwin, Peter Harvey, Roger Poirrier,
Gary Whitcomb, Kevin McCormick, Thomas Beaton, Scott Sheerin,
James Lynch, Gary Bert. Row 3— Manager Mark Winchell,
Robert Hezlitt, Joseph Mullins, Earl Ellis, Lawrence Gallagher,
Christopher Neville, Lance Walden, John Danielle, Jonathan
Hayward, Richard Marasco, Mr. Kelley, coach. Row 4 — Joseph
Marasco, Wesley Bacon, Edward Bradbury, Christopher Shea,
Rick Russell, Edward Thomas, Francis Harrington, captain;
Theodore Wicks, Dana Mather.
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Row 7— Kathi Johnson, Chris Simard, Elaine Leduc, captain; Kathy Ross, Glee Corsetti, Joyce Maclver.
Row2— Sally Fantasia, Wildcat, Bette Blomerth, Pat Forrest, Karen Mirowski, Lyn Arnold, Janis Jackquith.
Row 7— Carolyn Cosman, Donna Brewster, Marie Ricci, Kathy Leary, Kathi Bicknell, Lesley Sarchione.
Row 2— Donna O'Brien, Lee Hubby, Anne Novak, Ellen Babine, Marylee Cavanaugh, Janet O'Brien, Bonny
Bishop, captain; Gloria Smith, Robin Reese, Miss Bocchino, coach.
Row 7— Vincent Sbano, Gary Hebsh, Jim Tildsley, Ed Thomas, captain; Allen Williams, Marty Cram.
Row 2— Danny Stewart, manager; Dan Ballou, Allen Heim, Bill Jensen, Bill Gustus, Dick Gi His, Dennis
Murphy, Mr. Roche, coach.
Row J— Pat Cote, co-captain; Penny Hadfield, captain. Row 2— Anne Barry, manager; Gail Bannister, Susan
Brown, Lyn Arnold, Joan Cushing, Gretchen Piatt, Linda Spinney, Joyce MacMillan, Beth Emery, manager.
Row 7— Robin Meads, Andy Sullivan, Bob Stewart, Jack Irwin, Dave O'Connell, Buddy Chamberlain, Billy
Lynch, Steve Neal, Dave Kindred, Ken Caira. Row 2— Walter Nial, Mike DeGregorio, Dave Irwin, Jim
Irwin, Dana Tighe, Mike Esposito, Steve Catalano, Bruce McGuiness, Ray York, Peter Tighe, Ray Bicknell,
Lance Walden, Bill Montouri.
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Row 7 — David Keane, Bob Barry, Ray DiCecca, Bob Hezlitt, Frank Harrington, Robert Draheim, Joe
Marasco, VBill Pickowicz, Mark Winchell. Row 2 — Tony DeFrancisco, Cliff Friberg, Colin Scovill, Walter
Hills, Paul Hanson, Rich Weed, Larry Harrington, Steve Goulet, Carl Cotter, Gary Whitcomb, John Hay-
ward, Kevin McCormick, Rich Keane, John Barry, Robert Soderholm, Ray Dudley.
Row 7— Kathy Gillis, Kathy Whitney,
Evelyn Lawson, Stephanie Langone, Sue
Landers, Marion Lockwood, Terri
O'Connors, manager. Row 2 — Ginnie
Boudreau, Joyce MacMillan, Joan Cush-
ing; Linda Spinney, Penny Hadfield,
Connie Moulton, Miss Gilbert, coach.
Row J — Bobby Stewart, David O'Connell, Jimmy Tildsley, co-captain; Ed Gillis, co-captain; Paul Krifter,
Mark Druggan. Row 2— Frank Leverone, Tom Mirisola, Gerry Land, Ed Harrison, Chuckie Casey, Jackie
Row J — John Bognori, Wayne Bennett, Richard Marasco, John
Barry, Robert Soderholm, Manager Raymond Dudley, Michael
Harrington, Colin Scovill, Davis Deschesne, Michael Gilman,
Daniel Denault, David O'Rourke Steven Holloway, Geoffrey
Fraser. Row 2 — Leonard Sawyer, James Hackett, John Daniell,
Kevin McCormick, Lawrence Harrington, David Keane, Gary
Whitcomb, James Lynch, Lance Walden, Jonathan Hayward,
Clifford Friberg, Richard Weed, David Stone, William DeLisle,
Richard Smallidge, Martin McDonaugh. Row 3 — Mr. Anderson,
coach; Joseph Marasco, captain; Raymond York, Alanson Piatt,
Alan Heim, Michael Esposito, Robert Hezlitt, Rick Russell, Carl
Cotter, Edward Thomas, Stephen Goulet, Christopher Shea,
Mark Winchel 1 , Richard Gillis, William Pickowicz, Robert Barry,
David Irwin, Francis Harrington, captain; Mr. Kelley, coach.
Turn, turn, turn. . . .
Prettiest and Handsomest: Bob Stewart and Anne Bovitz.
Most Likely to Suceed: Chris Simard and Ed Thomas.
Mr. and Miss W.H.S.: Bette Blomerth and Ed Gillis.
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8esf Dressed: Donna Griffin and Jack Irwin.
Best Aihletes: Pat Cote and Jimmy Tildsley.
Most Versatile: Penny Hadfield and Ed Thomas.
Best Artists: Frank Quinno and Renee LaVallee
Best Dancers: Angela Fusco and Tom Morris.
Best Musicians: Beth Emery and Bill Mann.
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Teachers' Pet: Buddy Chamberlain and Elaine Leduc.
Sleepiest: Bette Blomerth and Milton Cram.
Mosf Sfudious: Norma McPhee and James and
Friendliest: Paul Krirter and Carolyn Simmons.
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8esf Acfors: Sheryl Lester and Tony Beatrice.
Class Sweethearts: Barbara Moloney and Milton Cram.
Class Clowns: Ray DiCecca and Linda Lurvey
Hottest Tempers: Gretchen Piatt and Chuckie Casey.
Class Flirts: Karen Mirowski and
Teachers' Headaches: Janice
Mclnnis and Gary Warford.
Most Popular Seniors: Carolyn Simmons and
Most Popular Teachers: Mrs. Cronin and Mr. Kelley.
Most Popular Underclassmen: Juniors, Billy Irwin and Joan
Cushing; Sophomores, Dick Gillis and Lee Hubby; Freshmen,
Frank Simmons and Donna O'Brien.
Milton Cram, Barbara Moloney, Bobby Stewart, Krys Keating, Jimmy Swisher, Cathy Bicknell, Jimmy
Brewster, Pat Forrest, Joan Gearty, Danny Walls, Janice Conlin, Donnie Gardiner, Bette Blomerth, Louis
One Very Special Moment
April 6, 1968
Queen and Escort
AN ITALIAN STRAW HAT
Virginia Barbara Moloney
Felix Paul Kritter
Auntie Brigitte Susan Winters
Fadinard Tony Beatrice
Agnes Ellen Babine
Emile Milton Cram
Mrs. Nonancourt Rena Hamilton
Helena Nancy Forrest
Bobby Philip Guzelf
Tardiveau Christopher Shea
Wedding Guests Jane Breau, Don Garland,
Linda Lurvey, Susan Martin, Diane Scaro
Algernon de Rosalba Thomas Keough
Baroness De Champigny Debora Russell
Clothilde Anne Barry
Baroness' Guests Lucinda Hancox, Gail Smith,
Beauperthuis Gary Berg
First Soldier Edmund Cuoco
Corporal Declan Berkeley
Second Soldier William Mann
Anne Bovitz, Elaine Leduc, Pam Hadfield, Renee LaVallee, Pat Forrest, Sheryl Lester, Sharon Doane
A Moment in May
May 23, 1969
Carl Cotter and Renee LaVallee
Editorial Sfaff— Judy Connors, Judy Morris, Beth Emery, Barbara Moloney, Jimmy Swisher, Elyse Woller.
Standing — Linda Lurvey, Joan Gearty, Lucinda Hancox, Kathi Bonnell, Mrs. Hamilton, advisor; Debbie
Russell, Sylvina Kemp, Tommy Morris, Elaine Leduc, Barbara Stanley, Susan Winters.
Co-editors— Barbara Moloney and Beth Emery.
June 15, 1969
The class of '69
A yearbook dedication is our class's way of giving thanks to
someone we feel has shared and helped us in our experiences
of the past four years— someone who has encouraged and
worked for the benefit of the class. Miss LeBauer, our class
advisor, is most deserving of this recognition. She has seen
us through class meetings, dances, proms, a Junior Variety
Show and sleep-outs. She has been a part of our growth both
individual and as a class. Her dedication and sincerity has
made a lasting impression. It is therefore with great pleasure
that we dedicate the 1969 Hourglass to Miss Alice LeBauer.
EDWINA M. ALEXANDER
Activities: Art Club 3, Dance Committee 2, Senior
Class Play. . . . Remembers: Summer of '68, Miss
Kulisich and art field trips, Junior Prom, Senior
Class Play, class meetings, bomb scares, Mr.
Roche. ... To Be Forgotten: Monday mornings,
gym, water fountains that never work, buses that
never come, home ec. . . . Ambition: to live a
child's storybook life, happily ever after. . . .
Happiness is having a dream come true.
SHARON M. ARBING
Activities: Dance Committee 2, Patrons Drive 4. . . .
Remembers: "Wayne"; the kids down D. T.; the
'61 Chevy and doubling with Niece and Dennis;
Christmas Eve '68; New Year's Eve '68; November
19, 1968; Miss Cooney. ... To Be Forgotten:
Gym classes, cafe lunches. . . . Ambitions: To
work for a while, to get married, to be a
mother. . . . Happiness is having a date every
GAIL A. ALPHEN
Remembers: My first day at W.H.S.; Jr. and Sr.
Proms with Kenny; November 11, 1965; three
hours a day with Mrs. Webber for a year; the
day T.K. broke the cafe window; the week Anne
B. and I worked in the office and had no classes
T.K. and T.C.; my sophomore year when Kenny
was in all my studies. ... To Be Forgotten
School lunches, getting soaked at the water bub
bier by room 206, four long years at W.H.S. . .
Ambitions: To be a secretary, to be happily mar
ried after a while. . . . Happiness is graduating
CHARLENE A. ARFWEDSON
Activities: Dance Committee 3, 4; Junior Variety
Show; Patrons Drive 4; Pep Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Prom
Committee 3, 4. . . . Remembers: Mistletoe, Zam-
boni, New Year's Eve '67, Wizard of Oz, puddles,
football games, 1968, Christmas vacation '68,
certain dates, Jingle Bells, Junior Prom. ... To
Be Forgotten: Certain dates; June 6, 1968; home-
work; August 19. . . . Ambitions: To succeed in
life; to be happy with what I achieve. . . .
Happiness is passing Miss Valiant's type term test
for the first time.
MORRIS R. ANDERSON
Remembers: Nothing. ... To be forgotten: Every-
thing. . . . Ambition: To be George Wallace's
Secretary of Offense. . . . Happiness is being
ROBERT B. ARNONE
Activities: Concert Choir 1, 2, 3, 4; Science Club
2, 3, 4. . . . Remembers: Two great football sea-
sons, four great years with Miss Kalil, Mrs. Baran's
French classes, The Crew, Miss LeBauer. ... To
Be Forgotten: Physics classes, my freshman year,
term papers, the 7-6 loss to Dracut in '67. . . .
Ambition: To find the answers to a lot of ques-
tions. . . . Happiness is knowing that all this was
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LINDA S. ATKINS
French II. . . .To Be Forgotten:
. Happiness is getting my diploma.
EUGENE W. BALDWIN
Activities: Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 2, 3, 4; Foot-
ball 1; Ski Club 3, 4. . . . Remembers: Rocky,
great freshmen football season of '65, having
Mrs. Lewis for study. ... To Be Forgotten: Physics,
homework. . . . Ambitions: To graduate from
college, to live in Hawaii. . . . Happiness is hav-
ing everything done ahead of time.
ELLEN M. BABINE
Activities: Basketball Cheerleading 4; Football
Cheerleading 3; Junior Variety Show; Liberal Arts
Fair 3, 4; Patrons Drive 3, 4; Pep Club 1, 2, 4;
Senior Class Play. . . . Remembers: 7th and 8th
grades; all my classes, especially POD and Big
Daddy; Mr. D's geometry class and biology with
Mr. F.; last year's Thanksgiving game and the
ride home after it; cheering; basketball games and
"what you should expect from Wilmington";
sophomore and junior sleep-outs; French skits;
good times with Retart and Loose; Hampton and
summer of '68; getting stuck in the sand; clipping
Jane's sign; Dept 3 and Mul; Linda's standard
and the hippy at Mac's;
MICHAEL E. BAHIA
Remembers: High school, sleep-outs, Doc, B.C.
... To Be Forgotten: Tag Day. . . . Ambition: To
get a job in computer programming. . . . Happi-
ness is the 2:20 bell.
ANNE M. BARRY
Activities: Basketball 3, manager 4; Dance Com-
mittee 2, 3; Field Hockey 1, 2, 3, co-captain 4;
Junior Variety Show; Senior Class Play; Student
Council 2; Yearbook. . . . Remembers: Skiing with
P.S., getting locked in the Anchor, sleepouts, p.j.
parties, P.S. stuck on the chairlift, dead skunks,
French skits, my 16th birthday party, New Year's
Eve 1968, Bedford field hockey game. ... To Be
Forgotten: The drug store, 10/25/67, biology
classes. . . . Ambition: To make it through col-
lege without getting an ulcer. . . . Happiness is
a vanilla soda with chocolate chip ice cream.
ROBERT E. BARRETT
Remembers: Quitting school and coming back. . . .
To Be Forgotten: My junior years. . . . Ambition:
To be successful in whatever I attempt. . . . Hap-
piness is having a job that I will enjoy the rest
of my working career.
ROBERT H. BARRY
Activities: Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Football 1, 2, 3, 4;
Student Council 1, 2; Track 2, 3, 4. . . . Remem-
bers: Class sleep-outs, the locker room. ... To
Be Forgotten: Football practice after the Dracut
game. . . . Ambitions: To be a lawyer, to be a
track star. . . . Happiness is running to lunch,
not getting caught, and finding out that there's
turkey to eat.
GARY B. BERG
Activities: French Club 2, Senior Class Play. . . .
Remembers: Physics, French skits, gym, Senior
Class Play, our junior class sit-in. ... To Be
Forgotten: My freshman year, school buses, term
papers. . . . Ambition: To become a Junior High
School teacher. . . . Happiness is passing Mr.
Kel ley's tests.
ANTHONY F. BEATRICE
Activities: Basketball 2, 3; Cross Country 1; Junior
Variety Show; Senior Class Play; Track 1, 2. . . .
Remembers: Mr. Roche's coaching, Mr. Kelley's
great jokes, Mr. Gardner's teaching, Mr. Cripp's
classes, never being caught smoking, rotten
lunches that everyone ate, proms, field trips, N.Y.
trip, sleep-outs where nobody slept, B. Q. being
caught by the fuz with the shopping carriage
stunt, Jr. Variety Show, Sr. Class Play, all my
good friends. ... To Be Forgotten: The water
fountain by the art room, the administration, most
of all first period Monday. . . . Ambitions: To
get through college, to travel. . . .
DECLAN K. BERKELEY
Activities: Class Treasurer 1; Concert Choir 3, 4;
Football 1; Senior Class Play. . . . Remembers:
The great flag conspiracy, Jane, a school full of
Fascists, physics. ... To Be Forgotten: W.H.S.
and everything associated with it. . . . Ambition:
To rise. . . . Happiness is sorrow and joy.
BRUCE F. BEDELL
Activity: Junior Variety Show. . . . Remembers:
Playing chess in Mrs. C.'s English class, Dance of
the Sugarplum Fairies. ... To Be Forgotten:
Having your eyes and ears tested, school lunches,
report cards. . . . Ambition: To find and keep a
KATHLEEN J. BICKNELL
Activities: Basketball Cheerleading 3, 4; Dance
Committee 2, 3, 4; Junior Variety Show; Pep Club
1, 2. . . . Remembers: Jackie; the Stagecoach;
"Potatoes"; Stoneham Zoo; Zamboni; Mac's;
Junior Prom; junior sleep-out; spook road; August
22, 1968; the rest of the trio. ... To Be For-
gotten: Type III, six years of gym, certain dates,
nicknames. . . . Ambition: To become an interior
decorator. . . . Happiness is six periods of art a
BONNY A. BISHOP
Activities: Basketball 2; Basketball Cheerleading
3, captain 4; Business Club 4; Dance Committee
2, 3, 4; Junior Variety Show; Pep Club 1, 2, 3,
president 4; Prom Committee 3, 4. . . . Remembers:
Dougie; B.B. and P.F. in Mr. Shiere's bookkeeping
class; day after the Junior Prom; September 26,
1967; cheering; Miss Bochino's coaching tech-
niques; Miss Abbood; December 2, 1967; 1967
and 1968 football seasons; Newlywed Game; H.;
Poopsy; laughs; '67 Thanksgiving game; the
greatest W.H.S. has ever had, Mr. McMahon. . . .
To Be Forgotten: Home ec. class, people who
think they are superior to others, girls who don't
know how to sit, cheering at girls' games -
PATRICK S. BONNELL
Activities: Work Study 3, 4. . . . Remembers: The
way the students always complained about the
lunches but fought to be first in line. ... To Be
Forgotten: Certain people I knew that were too
good to associate with others. . . . Ambitions:
To be my own boss, to have a successful and
happy life. . . . Happiness is sleeping all day
instead of getting up for school.
BETTE I. BLOMERTH
Activities: Apparatus 1, 2; Business Club 4; Dance
Committee 2, 3, 4; Football Cheerleading 3, 4;
Intramural Basketball 2; Junior Variety Show;
Patrons Drive 3, 4; Pep Club 1; Prom Committee
4; Yearbook. . . . Remembers: The old gang,
freshmen parties, trips with Lauris, spooky roads
with Sulli, Jr. Variety Show, Miss K.'s class, nights
out with J.B. and P.F., trees, home ec. 4, Mr.
Shiere, Miss M's gym class, last year of cheering,
Junior Week, driver ed. with Mr. C, crazy times.
... To Be Forgotten: Getting up at 6:30, school
lunches, being tardy, term tests, homework. . . .
Ambitions: To be happy, to meet many new
friends, eventually to marry Louie. . . . Happiness
is being with Louie.
ELIZABETH A. BOTELHO
Activities: Apparatus 2, 3. . . . Remembers: French;
Mrs. Aldrich's English class; Mrs. Cronin's English
class; Miss M.'s gym classes; bookkeeping; type I,
II, III; trying out for cheerleading; running to
lunch; field trips; Miss K.'s history classes, Junior
Proms 1967 and 1968. ... To Be Forgotten: Get-
ting dressed for gym, term tests, Monday morn-
ings, getting up at 6:00 every morning, boring
teachers, studying hard for a test and then the
teacher being absent. . . . Ambition: To become
an airline stewardess. . . . Happiness is the day
I become a stewardess.
Activities: Dance Committee 3, 4; Junior Variety
Show; Pep Club 3, 4. . . . Remembers: Mistletoe,
Zamboni, New Year's Eve '68, 1968, golf, football
games, Dracut game, Wizard of Oz, sharing,
puddles, stagecoach, advice, "copy cats", Jingle
Bells. ... To Be Forgotten: Love, hate, certain
dates, over-impressing, some weekends, homework,
July 14th, getting "took". . . . Ambitions: To de-
cide what things I want in life; to get them. . . .
Happiness is wanting, finding, getting and keeping
something that makes you happy.
Activities: Alpha 3; Business Club 2, 3, 4; Dance
Committee 2; Ski Club 3, 4; Softball 1, 2, 3, 4;
Student Government Day 3. . . . Remembers:
Summer of '68, Hampton, A.W. and M.L. skiing,
falling asleep in Miss C.'s room, E.C. and L.G. . . .
To Be Forgotten: Monday mornings' gym classes.
. . . Ambitions: To get a well paying job, to go
to Hawaii. . . . Happiness is having a barrel
jump out in front of you.
ANNE L. BOVITZ
Activities: Basketball 2; Dance Committee 2; In-
tramural Basketball 1, 2; Junior Variety Show;
Majorette 1, 2; Patrons Drive 3, 4; Pep Club 1;
Ski Club 3, 4. . . . Remembers: My ski instructor,
my sophomore year, the p.j. parties in the 9th
and 10th grades, the guys of '67, the C.Y.O. ski
trip in the 10th grade, talks with Carolyn, the
athletes of our class, Crazy Day and sit-ins, being
chased to lunch by Janice and Donna, the New
York trip, the Guidance Center, all the ski trips,
Waterville with Donna, horoscopes. ... To Be
Forgotten: My first time skiing, going to the top
of Cranmore and having to ski down, having to
stay after every day for being late, phonies.
JANE D. BREAU
Activities: Science Fair 1, Senior Class Play, Soft-
ball 4. . . . Remembers: My friends, biology II
with Bobby S., New Year's Eve '68, with Steve S.,
Vermont, Mrs. Lewis' Spanish I class, the Youth
Center, Mr. Roche's POD class, Burlington Mall,
B.D.'s locker, the Junior Prom and the party
afterwards, New York trip. ... To Be Forgotten:
Algebra I and geometry, my D-sheet, lunches,
gym class, certain girls, Mr. Cross, water guns.
. . . Ambitions: To go to college, to go to Ver-
mont. . . . Happiness is graduating.
ROBERT L. BOWMAN
Remembers: All my days after school, my teachers.
... To Be Forgotten: My twelve years in school.
. . . Ambition: To become a farmer or to go
into the restaurant business. . . . Happiness is
having a little money to have fun on.
NEIL W. BUCKLEY
Remembers: Setting up the gauntlet in the cafe
at lunch time. ... To Be Forgotten: Triads,
chemistry. . . . Ambition: To be the back-up
driver for Don Prudhommes Ford Super Snake
Dragster or the head designer for the Ford
Motor Company in Detroit. . . . Happiness is a
427 in my Volkswagon.
CATHY J. BOWSER
Activities: Apparatus 2, 3; Concert Choir 1; Ski
Club 4. . . . Remembers: L.R., Martha's Vineyard,
Jane, G.D. breaking my rulers, the Inferno, the
bomb scares, dating and marriage in problems,
the fun I had not going to the Junior Prom. . . .
To Be Forgotten: Skating in gym, ten minute
timings, the Inferno, the numerous pairs of ny-
lons I ruined on the chairs and desks. . . . Am-
bition: To help others. . . . Happiness is peace.
Remembers: Mr. Roche's P.O.D. class, all the
boozers preparing for the trip to New York,
N.B. slamming my finger in the locker, summer
of '68. ... To Be Forgotten: Gym class, the first
three years of high school, a certain teacher. . . .
Ambitions: To get a motor cycle, to live in Ger-
many. . . . Happiness is being free and doing
your own thing.
THOMAS E. CARTER
Activity: Work Study. . . . Remembers: The hor-
ror of the last twelve years. ... To Be Forgotten:
The Junior Prom. . . . Ambition: To be a car-
penter. . . . Happiness is knowing you shouldn't
do something but doing it.
WINSTON S. CHAMBERLIN
Activities: Baseball 1; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Hockey
1, 2, 3, 4; Junior Rotarian 4; Track 2, 3. . . .
Remembers: Mr. Dicey's Illustrious Eleven; Col.
Sanders; Tewksbury game '67; defeating Andover
in hockey 4-1; Mr. Kelley's tests; the hockey bus;
MVC Champs '67, '68. ... To Be Forgotten:
Physics classes, practice after the Dracut game.
. . . Ambition: To make money. . . . Happiness is
a rainy day during football season.
DENISE L. CASTONGUAY
Activities: Concert Choir 2, 3, 4; Dental Clinic 1,
2. . . . Remembers: The concert choir doing "My
Fair Lady". ... To Be Forgotten: All the awful
English teachers I've had, all my problems of
democracy classes. . . . Ambition: To be an office
worker. . . . Happiness is graduation.
HUGH J. CASEY
Activities: Baseball 1, 3; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Junior
Variety Show; Prom Committee 3. . . . Remem-
bers: The football practices after Dracut in '67
and '68, Big Beef, Balbu, CD., Stinky, Polecat,
Woodchuck, Spotty, Spook, the Creature, Wing-
man, Coatesie Boy, Ugly Andy, Rabbit, Slimy,
the Bud Ballou Show 1510 WMEX. ... To Be
Forgotten: The Junior Prom. . . . Happiness is
what money can't buy.
JUDITH F. COLLINS
Remembers: Skipping school, suspensions, sneaking
cigarettes in the girls' room, fighting with Mike
in the art class. ... To Be Forgotten: Gossipers
with no gospel truth, conceited people. . . .
Ambitions: To marry Mike, to live a happy and
healthy life, to have a dozen kids. . . . Happiness
is when people stop fighting one another.
JANICE E. CONLIN
Activities: Dance Committee 2, 3, 4; Patrons Drive
4; Pep Club 1, 2; Prom Committee 3, 4; Science
Fair 3; Senior Class Play; Yearbook. . . . Re-
members: French skits, H.R. 218, lunch by candle-
light in the cafe, summer '68, passing one math
test, steambaths, English 4101, Senior Class Play.
... To Be Forgotten: Long, dull hours in math
class; ride home from the Burlington game; term
papers; field hockey; 212; lockers that don't
open; being a freshman. . . . Ambitions: To
graduate from college, to become a stewardess.
. . . Happiness is a sense of accomplishment.
JUDY L. CONNORS
Activities: Alpha 1, 2; Field Hockey 1; Dance
Committee 2, 3; Cheerleaders 3; Pep Club 2, 3;
Junior Variety Show; Senior Class Play; Student
Government Day; Student Council 4; Yearbook.
. . . Remembers: Splendor in the Grass, getting
chased by the cops at 2:00, p.j. parties, Chinese
Fire Drills, skipping school and not getting caught,
sleepouts, forged library permits, going to Anne's,
getting half my public education in one building,
"the group", my navigator, H.R. 218, Espanol,
Boston, Friendly's, New York, my friends and all
the fun we've had. ... To Be Forgotten: Petti-
oants, hobbling around on crutches, my accident,
ailing down the bleachers, Grant's. . . . Ambi-
tions: To attend college, to become a teacher.
MILTON B. CRAM JR.
Activities: Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Junior Variety
Show; Senior Class Play; Ski Club 3, 4. . . .
Remembers: Going to New York with Barbara,
Mr. Roche, basketball practice. ... To Be For-
gotten: French Classes, not being able to get out
of room 210 at the Taft Hotel. . . . Ambition: To
own and successfully manage a hotel. . .
Happiness is waking up and discovering it's
PATRICIA A. COTE
Activities: Basketball 2, 3, co-captain 4; Dance
Committee 2, 3; Intramural Basketball 2, 3, 4;
Pep Club 1, 2, 3; Prom Committee 3; Softball 2,
3, 4. . . . Remembers: The Stagecoach; the night
K.B.'s parents went away; the Tent; the rest of
the trio; Mrs. C.'s homeroom; "Polly"; summer of
'67 and C.S.; B.B. and K.K. at 4:20 a.m. at the
H.'s; Mr. Hall's and Mr. Roche's classes; C.A. at
'67 class play; P.M. and C.C. at the lake; playing
hockey with A.B. in math; getting kicked out of
Mr. Lynch's class with G.B. every day; December
8, 1967. ... To Be Forgotten: The summer of '68,
the way people talk about my driving, getting
up at 6:30 a.m. for six years. . . .
JULIE A. CROSS
Activities: Intramural Basketball 2, Junior Variety
Show. . . . Remembers: Miss Cooney's office ma-
chines class, all the conference days we had,
Junior Week when part of the class had a sit-in
which Mr. Kelley broke up, skipping gym nine
times in a row without getting caught. ... To
Be Forgotten: Being pushed into the boys' room
across from 208, senior English and tenth grade
biology. . . . Ambitions: To get a good job, to
travel. . . . Happiness is making it across the
Swedish box without splitting your skull.
TANYA A. COY
Remembers: Running to the basement during the
break; running to lunch; walking with Dave; Mr.
Kelley telling me to move to class and to get
away from my locker; L.C.; problems and history
with Mr. Cripps; being late for type with Mrs.
Webber; Lesley's house June, 1968; home ee.
classes. ... To Be Forgotten: Term tests and final
exams, my tenth grade shorthand class, English,
ice skating in gym. . . . Ambitions: to get a good
job, to marry Dave. . . . Happiness is graduating
from W.H.S. in '69 and marrying Dave.
Activities: Football 1; Math League, 1, 2, 3, 4;
Science Fair 3; Student Council 1, 2. . . . Re-
members: H.J., double shot, B.B., junior sleep-out,
The Rebels, Dew the buyer, Chicken Man, Bud,
Snatch, the great escape. ... To Be Forgotten:
The swimming Corvair, the Falcon, the blue coats,
Youth Center, school dances. . . . Ambition: To
have a good time in whatever I do. . . . Happi-
ness is a cold six.
JOHN CUOCO, JR.
Activities: Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Football 1; Junior
Variety Show; Prom Committee 3. . . . Remem-
bers: The Mafia, the Rebels, Gepo, '57 Chev.,
Jan's cottage, the Plaza, scooping down at the
Y.C., Den Den's laugh, "Aunt Edie's", Al's sub-
marine, Mrs. Aldrich's twelfth grade English class.
... To Be Forgotten: My fights with P.M. in the
corridors, white sox. . . . Ambition: To get
through college, to buy my own corvette. . . .
Happiness is finding that one person at the
Plaza when you need him.
LOIS J. DELNINNO
Activities: Prom Committee 3, Softball 1. . . .
Remembers: The girls' room near 215, Mrs. Lewis'
Spanish I class, summer of '67, September 23.
... To Be Forgotten: U.S. history. . . . Ambitions:
To become a secretary, to get married. . . . Hap-
piness is running to the girls' room for a smoke.
MARYANN F. DELANEY
Activities: Alpha 1, Basketball 1, Basketball
Cheerleading 3, Football Cheerleading 2. . . .
Remembers: Six years in one school, running to
lunch, the football season, the drugstore. . . .
To Be Forgotten: Snobs, the Junior Prom, type.
. . . Ambition: to achieve peace of mind. . . .
Happiness is peace.
DAVID H. DEC
Activity: Football 1. . . . Remembers: Biology II
classes. ... To Be Forgotten: Senior English. . . .
Ambition: To become an engineer. . . . Happiness
is getting out.
KAREN L. DELROSSI
Activity: Alpha 3. . . . Remembers: Tewksbury;
running to lunch; winter of '69; D.M.'s party;
January 25, 1969; all the kids from work; N.H.'s
car. ... To Be Forgotten: Falling down the stairs,
black and blues, breaking my glasses, getting in
trouble for not coming home on time. . . . Am-
bitions: To get a good paying job, eventually to
get married and settle down. . . . Happiness is
the day I stop owing money.
DENNIS F. DENAULT
Remembers: All the cold nights at the Plaza;
scoopin' at the Youth Center; the raids at the
Big K with the Hulk, Wendall, Howdy, and
Bones; getting raided; all the B and B Al and I
have shared. ... To Be Forgotten: Dull Sundays,
no B and B weekends, long hours in math class,
:rawling in gym, talks with H.G., room 102 in-
school-suspension, Gary W. and I caught skipping.
. . . Ambitions: To be a success in life, to have
ots of fun, to travel, mainly to be a Playboy, to
ive. . . . Happiness is having six buddies and a
SHARON A. DOANE
Activity: Senior Class Play. . . . Remembers: Helter
Skelter, Mrs. Aldrich's English class. ... To Be
Forgotten: School lunches. . . . Ambition: To own
a castle. . . . Happiness is knowing you'll never
MARY ANN DESTEFANO
Activities: Concert Choir 3, 4; Future Nurses
Club 3. . . . Remembers: The field trip to see
Hamlet, the Christmas program '68, the fun doing
"My Fair Lady", the Junior Prom. ... To Be
Forgotten: Problems class. . . . Ambition: To be a
medical secretary. . . . Happiness is being suc-
RAYMOND W. DICECCA
Activities: Football 1, 3, 4; Indoor Track 3, 4;
Junior Variety Show; Patrons Drive 3, 4; Science
Fair 1; Track 3, 4; Yearbook. . . . Remembers:
Practice after the Dracut loss, setting up the
gauntlet, the trip to New York, junior sleep-out,
the squirt gun fad, Connecticut, Mr. Roche's
class. ... To Be Forgotten: Being in charge of
the Booster Drive along with G.H., B.M., and E.T.;
running sprints; freshman football. . . . Ambition:
To be a 90 lb. weakling. . . . Happiness is a
twelve string guitar.
WILFRED F. DOWNS
Activities: Concert Choir 1, 2, 3, 4. ... Remem-
bers: Mr. Garrett telling me to cut my sideburns.
... To Be Forgotten: Being rushed to the hos-
pital after diving over the Swedish box in gym
and landing on my head. . . . Ambition: To be-
come a criminal detective. . . . Happiness is real-
izing what you want out of life, attempting it,
ROBERT A. DRAHEIM
Activities: Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 4.
bers: My first day in high school.
Forgotten: My marks in algebra I. .
is getting out of high school.
. . Remem-
. . To Be
Remembers: Getting caught smoking in the boys'
room. ... To Be Forgotten: All of the terms I
flunked. . . . Ambitions: To get married, to in-
crease the population of Wilmington. . . . Hap-
piness is having the fastest '57 Chevy in town.
LYNNE M. ELLSWORTH
Activities: Art Club 2, Pep Club 1, Senior Class
Play. . . . Remembers: Trying to skip assembly
with J.R. and getting caught; skipping the Christ-
mas assembly with M.H. in Mr. Cripp's room;
working on the Sr. Class Play; my "exciting" lab
experiments with A.B. and our first correct one;
B.Q.'s "take your left at the next left"; speech
class in the tenth grade; June 18, 1968; February
9, 1968. ... To Be Forgotten: Cafeteria lunches,
geometry class in the tenth grade, the day A.B.
and I had 300% error in our chemistry experi-
ment, all my "near" driving accidents, the day
G.F. and I broke up. . . . Ambitions: To learn to
car race, to lead an exciting life. . . .
THOMAS F. ELY
Activities: Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Math League 3, 4;
Track 3. . . . Remembers: Saturday football games,
bringing my own lunch to school. ... To be
Forgotten: Tuesday football practices, labs in
room 111. . . . Ambition: To obtain a B.S. in
biology. . . . Happiness is the Thanksgiving foot-
ball game '68.
ELIZABETH T. EMERY
Activities: Alpha 1, 2, 3; Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Basket-
ball 1, 4; Field Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4; National Honor
Society 3, 4; Yearbook co-editor. . . . Remembers:
Four interesting years, our trip to Ohio and
Pew's, "House", UCY, Alison and the group, my
weird sister, "Love Is All Around", the Grey
Bomb, N.I.S., francais with Mme. Baran, 98
Woburn St., gratitude to a certain teacher, North-
field, snail. ... To Be Forgotten: P.G.'s telephone
calls, graduating without an education, Skinny,
complainers who have nothing to complain about.
. . . Ambition: To give more than I take. . . .
Happiness is finding the right words at the right
JANE H. EMERY
Activities: Alpha 1, 2; Band 3, 4; Field Hockey
1, 2, 3, 4. . . . Remembers: Za Zaing in the
closet, a handkerchief, Le Patisserie, You See
Why, being ahead, Robin and the 4 by 6 for 2
summers, grape-nuts, picketing, House the Snail,
Nurd, my trips, Gary, Ma chambre, Our Gang,
control, my rubber duck, middle class mentality.
... To Be Forgotten: The past. . . . Ambitions:
To be. . . . Happiness is knowing what happi-
DAVID F. ESIELIONIS
Activities: Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Drafting Standards
Club 3, 4; Senior Class Play. . . . Remembers:
Kathy, D.D.'s explosion in physics, Rocky, my '55
Plymouth, Mrs. Horowitz' English class, baseball
practice. ... To be Forgotten: Physics classes,
teachers who were always pestering me to get
my hair cut. . . . Happiness is having cute teach-
ers like Mrs. Horowitz.
HELEN M. FANTASIA
Activities: Guidance Secretary 1, Junior Variety
Show. . . . Remembers: Senior art class and Miss
Kulisich, my friends, Donna Mantell's party, going
out with the gang, riding around, Mary Ann's
house, a certain fight. ... To Be Forgotten:
Karen's driving, Jerry. . . . Ambition: To be a
hairdresser. . . . Happiness is being a true friend
and receiving true friendship in return.
ANGELA M. FUSCO
Activities: Dance Committee 3; Dental Clinic 1, 2;
Football Cheerleading 3; Intramural Basketball
1, 2; Pep Club 4; Yearbook. . . . Remembers:
New Year's Eve '68; Christmas Eve '68; football
cheerleading and games; Thanksgiving game at
Tewksbury; field trips; license; Mr. K.'s homework;
driver ed. with Mr. J.; senior year; J.V. Show;
Crazy Day; all the fun and laughs; the day L.L.,
P.H. and I went on a bicycle hike; a certain
English teacher; B.F.C.; Bonnie; Bejou; "Oscar
Meyer Weiners"; weekends. ... To Be Forgotten:
School lunches, tardy slips, absence notes, math
classes, report cards, getting up at 6:30 every
morning, Mondays and Fridays, Demoulas, J.R.
NANCY J. FORREST
Activities: Art Club 1, 3, 4; Concert Choir 2, 3, 4;
Junior Variety Show; My Fair Lady; Science Club
4; Senior Class Play. . . . Remembers: Art classes;
sophomore class sleep-out; Junior Week; the
wonderful football games; Mr. Kelley shouting,
"Bell rang" before homeroom in the morning;
my friends; senior play. ... To Be Forgotten:
Late buses on cold days, geometry, chemistry,
French II class, falling up the stairs by the old
front door, all the kids who cut in the lunch lines.
. . . Ambition: To be a successful artist. . . .
Happiness is getting homework done before the
DONALD F. GARDINER
Activties: Band 1, 2; Junior Variety Show. . . .
Remembers: July 24, 1968; Mrs. Aldrich's little
lecture; Mr. Roche's jokes; the Junior Variety
Show. ... To Be Forgotten: The week before
the Junior Prom, vocabulary tests. . . . Ambition:
To make more money than I can spend. . . .
Happiness is being able to have a prosperous
and fulfilling life in whatever I choose to do.
PATRICIA M. FORREST
Activities: Basketball Cheerleading 3; Business
Club 4; Dance Committee 3, 4; Football Cheer-
leading 4; Junior Variety Show; Patrons Drive
3, 4; Pep Club 3; Yearbook. . . . Remembers:
Spooky roads; Miss 208; hockey games; Lyn,
Joyce, Chris; Jr. Prom; after at C.S.'; Sr. Prom;
C.N.'s parties; the wedding; Buzzell; p.j. parties;
the class of '68; business law; English; Mr.
Shiere's class; B.B. and B.B.; cheering; good 'ol
Warford. ... To Be Forgotten: The phone bill,
people with no spirit, locker combinations. . . .
Ambitions: To go on to further school, to travel,
to marry J.B., to have six boys. . . . Happiness is
Jimmy and the future.
DONALD R. GARLAND
Activities: Junior Variety Show, Prom Committee
4, Senior Class Play. . . . Remembers: Senior Class
Play, Mr. Roche's POD class, junior sleep-out,
Mrs. Cronin's English class in '68, the New York
trip, the first night I doubled with T.B., all the
good times with my friends. ... To Be Forgotten:
Trying to put up the sign for the senior play,
Monday mornings, trying to get the scenery done
for the senior play. . . . Ambition: To own my
own funeral parlor. . . . Happiness is finishing
four great years at Wilmington High School.
JOAN P. GEARTY
Activities: Dance Committee 2; Pep Club 1, 2;
Prom Committee 3, 4; Yearbook. . . . Remembers:
D.W. and October 20th, p.j. parties, sleep-outs,
Demoulas, going to Boston on school days, French
skits, the football games, Junior Week, Prom,
C.G. and G.P., homeroom 103, Kilmarnock, gym,
A.C.'s shoes, Spanish, the Bathtub, the beach
parties, trips to New York. ... To Be Forgotten:
Gym, the school cafeteria, biology II, homework,
bow ties, morning exercises, my leaky locker,
senior English. . . . Ambition: To become an
elementary teacher. . . . Happiness is completing
twelve years of school and graduating.
EDWARD L. GILLIS
Activities: Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1; Class
President 1, 2, 3, 4; Dance Committee 1, 2, 3, 4;
Football 1, 2, 3, captain 4; Hockey 1, 2, 3; In-
door Track 4; Patrons Drive 3, 4; Principal's
Council 3, 4; Prom Committee 3, 4. . . . Remem-
bers: Junior Variety Show; Junior Week; Junior
Banquet; beating Chelmsford; Vinnie's party;
Junior Prom; last but not least, Kilmarnock. . . .
To Be Forgotten: The practices after the Dracut
loss and any other unfortunate circumstance. . . .
Ambitions: To be happy in whatever I do, in par-
ticular to be a physical education teacher. . . .
Happiness is being lucky enough to play for two
M.V.C. championship teams in football my junior
and senior years.
JOHN C. GIDDINGS
Remembers: A fire drill in the middle of a physics
test, POD. ... To Be Forgotten: Physics, last
period Friday. . . . Ambition: To get out of school.
. . . Happiness is getting out of school early.
STEVEN L. GILARDI
LUCILLE E. GIONFRIDDO
Activities: Alpha 2, 3; Chorus 1; Liberal Arts Fair
3; Math League 1; Softball 2. . . . Remembers:
No. Intermediate School; L.A.; the Dungeon;
"Laugh-In"; taping; Bunga; French IV classes;
December 18, 1968; Hampton; Woodland Hills,
California; December 19 — January 1, 1969; Alison;
the 1960's; being "on T.V." (ha); summer of '66;
stealing Jane's sign; all of the great times with
all the great kids; Tastee Towers; Pete. ... To
Be Forgotten: Poor marks, materialism, war, clocks
and calendars. . . . Ambitions: To travel, to
learn, to live long and well.
JOSEPHINE M. GODFREY
Activities: Concert Choir 2, 3, 4. . . . Remembers:
When you used to be able to go into the girls'
room without getting in trouble. ... To Be For-
gotten: Falling up the cafeteria stairs in my sopho-
more year. . . . Ambition: To be a hairdresser. . . .
Happiness is getting to lunch before all of the
kids who cut in line.
PAMELA J. GODZYK
Activities: Business Club vice president 4; Field
Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4; Junior Variety Show; Senior
Class Play; Softball 4. . . . Remembers: The girls'
locker room during the blackout, the weekend
with the hockey team and Miss McCarthy at
North Conway, Senior Class Play, Mr. Kelley,
Miss LeBauer, Mrs. Webber's pep talks, W.H.S.
radio station, Junior Week. ... To Be Forgotten:
Kids that cut in the lunch lines, bow ties, English
classes, short class meetings, homework, Mondays,
gossip, morning exercises. . . . Ambitions: To be
a good bookkeeper, to travel around the world.
. . . Happiness is helping.
PAULA M. GODZYK
Activities: Business Club president 4; Field Hockey
1, 2, 3, captain 4; Junior Variety Show; Senior
Class Play; Softball. . . . Remembers: Junior
Week, Senior Class Play, girls' locker room dur-
ing the blackout, Miss McCarthy's gym class,
driver ed., Mr. Kelley's homeroom, Eddie's "Good
mornings" in homeroom, Mrs. Aldrich, J.L. in
English class, Hancock Day in '68. ... To Be
Forgotten: English classes, school lunches, waiting
for the bells, carrying books to class, first periods
Monday morning, morning exercises in gym. . . .
Ambitions: To be a good bookkeeper, to make
a million dollars, to have a long and happy life.
. . . Happiness is a peaceful world.
DONNA L. GRIFFIN
Activities: Basketball Cheerleading 2; Dance Com-
mittee 2, 3; Patrons Drive 3, 4; Pep Club 1, 2.
. . . Remembers: Friday nights out with the girls,
talks at lunch wedding bells, telling my problems
to a certain friend, all my friends together, par-
ties, ski trips, a certain kind of punch, big plans
that never got carried out, a certain boy since
the 7th grade, Bruins games, telephone calls in
the middle of the night, trip to New York. . . .
To Be Forgotten: Fights in the corridors, gym
classes, selfish people, my ski lesson at Waterville
Valley. . . . Ambitions: To go to college, to get
married, to live happily ever after. . . .
Remembers: The time we went surfing in January
without a wet suit, M.A. throwing all my books
out the second floor window, the gauntlet. . . .
To Be Forgotten: Biology II. . . . Ambition: To
become a computer operator. . . . Happiness is
wiping out on a fifteen foot wave while surfing.
Activities: Art Club 2, 3; Drama Club 2; Na-
tional Honor Society 3, 4. . . . Remembers: Grants,
"West Side Story", Head Start, p.j. parties, eight
studies a week. ... To Be Forgotten: "Bald So-
prano", Jr. Prom '67, third lunch, Sunday after-
noons. . . . Ambition: To become an elementary
school teacher. . . . Happiness is remembering
who somebody is.
PHILIP G. GUZELF
Activities: Science Club 1, 2, 3, president 4; Sci-
ence Fair 1, 2, 3, 4; Senior Class Play; Tennis
2, 3. . . . Remembers: Five minutes before the
Senior Play; bomb scares; discussions in English;
June 14, 1968; Mr. Kelley's walking watermelon.
... To Be Forgotten: Physics, the PA. system,
tests, gym classes. . . . Ambition: To enter a field
of science. . . . Happiness is having an assembly
that isn't during a study.
PAMELA H. HADFIELD
Activities: Alpha 1, 2; Junior Variety Show; Math
League 2; Patrons Drive 3, 4; Science Fair 1, 2;
Senior Class Play; Senior Executive Board. . . .
Remembers: Friendly's after the basketball games,
steambaths, winter of '69, Kilmarnock on Satur-
day nights, a certain math teacher, a free coke at
Kemp's, football teams of '67 and '68, the cellar,
class sleep-outs. ... To Be Forgotten: A ride
home from the Burlington basketball game, fresh-
man class of '69, North Andover basketball game,
summer of '68, speech class, flat tires. . . . Am-
bition: To become a teacher. . . . Happiness is
knowing you have a date for Saturday night the
RENA C. HAMILTON
Activities: Concert Choir 1, 3, 4; Future Nurses
Club 3; My Fair Lady 4; Senior Class Play. . . .
Remembers: Mr. Cripp's history class, Mr. Kelley's
homeroom; summers at Lake Sunapee; Crazy Day;
Silence Day; Junior Prom; April 19, 1968; "my
myrtle". ... To Be Forgotten: December 11,
1968; R.I.; smokey girls' rooms; first Monday in
September of 1968; boring teachers, rules of
Wilmington High. . . . Ambition: To become a
nurse. . . . Happiness is being successful in what-
ever I attempt.
PENELOPE H. HADFIELD
Activities: Basketball 2, 3, captain 4; Field
Hockey 1, 4; Junior Variety Show; Patrons Drive
3, 4; Prom Committee 3; Softball 1; Student
Council 4. . . . Remembers: Jimmy; February 16,
1968; the night the boys had fun so C.S. and I
had our own; Junior Prom; sleep-out at J.C.'s, or
was it?; Kilmarnock; a ski trip; Dolly; the boys;
the Mustang. ... To Be Forgotten: The Fight;
phone conversations with C.S.; a trip to Crane's
Beach; notes, rings and other things. . . . Ambi-
tion: To become a teacher. . . . Happiness is
my little lump of gold.
Activities: Senior Class Play, Yearbook. . . . Re-
members: "Lovely", talking all through lunches,
walking into physics late, Junior Crazy Day. . . .
To Be Forgotten: Calculus, type I, basketball in
gym. . . . Ambition: To travel around the world.
. . . Happiness is doing your own thing.
GERARD D. HAMMOND
Activities: Ski Club 3, 4. . . . Remembers: All the
fun, teachers, shop math 103, graduating. . . .
To Be Forgotten: I.S.S., being late for school,
staying after. . . . Ambitions: To go to college, to
be rich. . . . Happiness is not knowing how to
do something, trying it and doing it right.
FRANCIS G. HARRINGTON
Activities: Cross Country 1, 2, 3, 4; Indoor Track
4; Track 1, 2, 3, 4. . . . Remembers: My early
years at track and in the high school, E.H. and
C.L. ... To Be Forgotten: Leading in 1964 CC
J.V. Conference, taking a wrong turn and losing
the championship. . . . Ambitions: To become a
physical education teacher, to run in the 1972
Olympics. . . . Happiness is walking a beautiful
girl to as many classes as possible.
MARIE E. HENTSCHEL
Activity: Math League 2. . . . Remembers: English
102, getting out of school early because of snow,
T.C., Mr. Kelley's homeroom. ... To Be Forgotten:
French II, school lunches, walking around the
whole school because you can only go in one
door. . . . Ambition: To live happily ever after.
. . . Happiness is the success of everyone in the
class of '69; may we grow and prosper.
EDWARD D. HARRISON
Activities: Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1; Foot-
ball 2, 3, 4; Junior Variety Show. . . . Remem-
bers: Good times with Coates, Creamy, Bud,
Fudge, Ugly, Gill, Slime, Lead, Al, Woodchuck,
Rabbit and the rest; coaches at W.H.S.; a certain
girl in North Reading; Vinnie's house Thanks-
giving weekend. ... To Be Forgotten: Football
practice after the Dracut loss. . . . Ambitions: To
get accepted to college, then to graduate. . . .
Happiness is winning two consecutive football
ROBERT P. HEZLITT
Activities: Baseball 1; Cross Country 3, 4; Drafting
Standards Club 4; Track 3, 4. . . . Remembers:
Mr. Kelley's insistence that his way is the right
way and the only way. ... To Be Forgotten: My
math marks. . . . Ambition: To become an Air
Force pilot. . . . Happiness is having the right
answer for Doctor Farello.
GARY D. HEBSCH
Activities: Baseball 1, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 4;
Executive Board 4; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Junior
Variety Show; Patrons Drive 3, 4; Prom Committee
4; Ski Club 3, 4. . . . Remembers: Practice after
the Dracut loss '68; Mr. Dicey's illustrious eleven;
M.V.C. champs; New York trip; junior sleep-out;
the fantastic athletic class of '69; heading booster
button drive with E.T., R.D., and B.M.; four years
with J.B.L. ... To Be Forgotten: Spanish class,
New Year's Eve of '68, sprints, vocabulary tests.
. . . Ambition: to figure out just one thing I can
do better than my father. . . . Happiness is my
father buying a car without bucket seats.
JANICE N. HUGHES
Activities: French Club 2, Junior Variety Show,
Science Club 4. . . . Remembers: English classes
with Mrs. Seidler, Pusseycat's decorated locker,
Mr. Shiere. ... To Be Forgotten: French and
German skits, gym, type classes. . . . Ambition:
To see and live in England. . . . Happiness is a
cup of tea and a good book.
JOHN R. IRWIN, JR.
Activities: Baseball 1, 3; Football 1, 2, 3, 4;
Hockey 1, 2, 3, captain 4; Junior Variety Show.
. . . Remembers: All the fun with Bushy, Mutton-
head, Gill, Bud, Lumpy, Ugly, Woodchuck, Rab-
bit, Lead, Fudge; all my coaches at W.H.S.; Kathi;
two straight football championships. ... To Be
Forgotten: Tying Burlington, my injuries. . . .
Ambitions: To graduate from college, to enjoy
myself. . . . Happiness is winning.
MARY A. HURLEY
Activities: Alpha 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball Cheerleading
3; Dance Committee 2,3,4; Football Cheerlead-
ing 4; Prom Committee 3. . . . Remembers: Parties
at K.K.'s house, Junior Variety Show, Crazy Day,
junior sleep-out, the Stagecoach. ... To Be For-
gotten: The Junior Prom and the next day. . . .
Ambition: To become an executive secretary. . . .
Happiness is cheering for the M.V.C. Champs in
'67 and '68.
SAMUEL C. JACOBUS, JR.
Activities: Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Junior Variety Show.
. . . Remembers: The squirt gun fights with Mr.
Cripps, Mrs. Cronin's English classes, the great
lunches. ... To Be Forgotten: Mr. Kelley's jokes,
running the J.V. track course in gym, P.O.D.
class. . . . Ambition: To be an engineer. . . .
Happiness is when we have a study instead of
JAMES H. JACKSON
BRENDA J. JOHNSON
Remembers: 215 girls' room, junior sleep-out,
junior home ec. class, bomb scare, work study.
... To Be Forgotten: Gym classes, Junior Prom.
. . . Ambitions: To graduate, to marry Billy. . . .
Happiness is graduation!
DANIEL A. JONES
Activities: Basketball manager 3, Golf 2, JuViior
Variety Show, Ski Club 4. . . . Remembers: Sum-
mer vacations, the Junior Prom. ... To Be
Forgotten: A broken ankle, crawling in gym,
suspension. . . . Ambition: To be a successful
businessman. . . . Happiness is not studying for
a test and finding out it's been cancelled.
PATRICIA J. JUERGENS
Remembers: Terry. ... To Be Forgotten: The
locker room, when the bell rings, the lunch room,
Crazy Day, my gym suit. . . . Ambitions: To be
a success in a business career, then to get mar-
ried. . . . Happiness is graduation day.
KRYS A. KEATING
Activities: Junior Variety Show, Prom Committee
3, 4; Senior Class Play. . . . Remembers: The
summer of '68 and the Stagecoach, my junior year
and the Junior Prom, the rest of the trio, the
night K.B.'s parents went away, my clerical class.
... To Be Forgotten: 1st term of my senior year,
the day we went to P.M.'s sister's, my sophomore
year. . . . Ambition: To get a good job with
I.B.M. . . . Happiness is having a good time
with my friends and Paul.
DOUGLAS C. KELLER
Activities: Band 1, 2; Football 1, 2; Hockey 1, 2,
3. . . . Remembers: Junior English classes, Thanks-
giving Day '67, Junior Prom. ... To Be Forgotten:
Sophomore English class, French class. . . . Am-
bition: To make it through college. . . . Happiness
is getting all 80's.
NANCY A. KELLEY
Remembers: My first driving lesson with Mr. Co-
gan, my junior English class, Bugaboo, June 17,
the fun D.S. and I used to have looking for S.Y.
in the halls, when D.S. went with J.O'C, D.T. . . .
To Be Forgotten: Type I, II, III; the lunches
served in the cafe; the day I had to wear dark
sunglasses to school; when I gave myself a per-
manent and certain people called me buckwheat
because it was all frizzy; the day I went for my
license. . . . Ambitions: To be a good secretary,
finally to get married. . . . Happiness is finally
getting my diploma after twelve years of getting
out of bed early.
MICHAEL T. KELLY
Activities: Omega 4; Science Club 2, 3; Tennis
1, 2, 3. ... To Be Forgotten: The first time the
"Pledge of Allegiance" was piped over the loud
speaker. . . . Ambitions: To live where all men
are free, to write of the beauty that I see. . . .
Happiness is loving someone who loves you and
doing what you love to do.
SYLVINA J. KEMP
Activities: Future Nurses Club 3; Home Economics
Club treasurer 2; Science Club 4; Science Fair 3;
Tennis 2, 3; Yearbook. . . . Remembers: The field
trip to see Hamlet; the roller coaster rides; Mr.
Krey's chemistry II class; Mr. Roche's pep talks;
June 14, 1968. ... To Be Forgotten: Algebra II,
college boards. . . . Ambition: To follow God's
leading. . . . Happiness is being a natural blonde.
JAMES J. KENNEDY
Activities: Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Dance Committee
2, 3, 4; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Prom Committee 3, 4.
.' . . Remembers: Mut, Slime, Chow, Polecat,
Spotty, Big Al, Coates, Fudge, Gill, Rabbit; foot-
ball; Kilmarnock; the rock; the North Reading
game. ... To Be Forgotten: Losses to Dracut,
algebra II, freshman football, car trouble at Kil-
marnock. . . . Ambitions: To earn $20,000 a year,
to graduate from college. . . . Happiness is hav-
ing Mr. Kelley two years in a row.
PAUL T. KRITTER
Activities: Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Class Vice-President
4; Junior Rotarian 4; Math League 1, 2, 3, 4;
National Honor Society 4; Senior Class Play;
Soccer 1, 2, 3, captain 4; Student Council 3. . . .
Remembers: Mr. Kelley's math class, being an in-
ternational standard of measure; Brother Nelson;
J.H.; December 26, 1967; the baseball team;
doubling with Ed Thomas; P.H. in type; Joan
Fabrics with T.B. and J.K.; "Potatoes"; the bas-
ketball team; January 13, 1969; being with D.D.;
soccer; Big Daddy's decisions; Diane's chocolate
chip cookies; Jim Tildsley; Miss Kroll; Miss Con-
drey. ... To Be Forgotten: My basketball career.
LORRAINE B. KING
Remembers: Mrs. Seidler's English class, Mr.
Roche. ... To Be Forgotten: School lunches. . . .
Ambition: To be happy. . . . Happiness is love.
THOMAS D. KEOUGH
Activities: Chess Club 1; Intramural Basketball 2;
Math League 2, 3, 4; Science Club 3; Senior Class
Play. . . . Remembers: The Senior Play, physics
class, all the groovy musicians at the Tea Party.
... To Be Forgotten: The first two years of high
school, math tests, all of the "Chewy Chewy"
fans throughout the world. . . . Ambitions: To
get through college, to live a successful life. . . .
Happiness is hearing Erik Clapton and Jack Bruce
getting it on out.
GERALD H. LAND
Activities: Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4;
Basketball 1, 2; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Junior Variety
Show; Math League 1, 2, 3, 4; Science Fair 1, 3.
. . . Remembers: November 28, 1968; playing on
two champion football teams; Junior Banquet;
Rabbit; Rocky and the Kade; practice after the
Jamboree two years ago; being in this school
since the seventh grade; the ordeal with pegged
pants; all my coaches; the good times; pretty
faces; Doc. F.; the kids and their nicknames. . . .
To Be Forgotten: Class elections of our senior
year, ugly faces, "arm tackling", dull weekends,
the bad times, calculus tests, the college boards.
JANE A. LATTA
Activities: Art Club 1, Senior Class Play. . . .
Remembers: Declan, Little Hitler, the Great Flag
Conspiracy, eating out. ... To Be Forgotten:
W.H.S. and its contents. . . . Ambition: to avoid
suburbia and conformity. . . . Happiness is a
DANIEL P. LEDUC
Activities: Baseball 2, 3, 4; Dance Committee 2, 3;
Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Prom Committee 3, 4; Senior
Class Play. . . . Remembers: Mr. Frazier's biology
203 class. ... To Be Forgotten: Monday football
practices after a loss. . . . Ambition: To finish
college. . . . Happiness is passing French III.
Activities: Art Club 4, Home Economics Club 4,
Junior Variety Show, Omega. . . . Remembers:
Mr. Kelley and his track team, Carl, K.P. ... To
Be Forgotten: A certain senior English teacher.
. . . Ambition: To be happy in whatever I do
in the future. . . . Happiness is Carl paying his
ELAINE C. LEDUC
Activities: Alpha 1, 2, 3, 4; Dance Committee 1,
2, 3, 4; Football Cheerleading 2, 3, captain 4;
Intramural Basketball 2; Patrons Drive 4; Pep
Club 1; Prom Committee 3, 4; Yearbook. . . .
Remembers: Being football queen; Junior Variety
Show; homeroom with G.L.; being "great" friends
with Mrs. Aldrich; summer of '68; solving problems
with E.G.; June, 1966; my sophomore year; talks
with J. M. ... To Be Forgotten: "Two Bits", French,
falling down the stairs on my way to lunch,
crowded lunches, gym, rainy football games, dress
codes. . . . Ambition: To become a legal secretary
for a high paying lawyer. . . . Happiness is
cheering three years for a great football team.
JANICE A. LAWRENCE
Activities: Basketball 2, 3; Dance Committee 2;
Football Cheerleading 2; Home Economics Club
2; Junior Variety Show; Pep Club 4; Softball
manager 2. . . . Remembers: French class in my
sophomore year; a very sad day — November 14,
1968; Mr. Krey's chemistry class; fun times with
Judy and that mixed up Friday night; being ac-
cepted at Framingham State. ... To Be Forgotten:
A certain obnoxious teacher, the senior class
clique, a certain know-it-all. . . . Ambition: To
become a successful home economics teacher. . . .
Happiness is four years from now.
Club 3, 4. . .
JOHN F. LEE
I 1, 2, 3; Football 1, 3, 4; Ski
Remembers: Dracut 7-6 loss,
sitting with Chuck in Mr. Dicey's room, Smitty. . . .
To Be Forgotten: Dracut football game '67, all my
vocabulary words, four years at W.H.S. . . .
Ambition: To graduate. . . . Happiness is gradu-
SHERYL L. LESTER
Activities: Basketball 2; Field Hockey 1; Intramural
Basketball 2; Junior Variety Show; Patrons Drive
3, 4; Senior Class Play; Softball 2. . . . Remem-
bers: The Junior Variety Show; the famed Senior
Class Play, I was Clara; the best junior sleep-out
ever had; apparatus time in gym; chemistry with
Mr. Krey; football team of '69. ... To Be For-
gotten: Crowded lunch rooms, term tests, water
fountains which you aren't allowed to drink from.
. . . Ambitions: To become a registered nurse, to
get my bachelor of science degree. . . . Happiness
is dragging yourself out of bed and then hearing
a no school report for Wilmington on the radio.
KEVIN C. LYNCH
Activities: Cross Country 2, 3; Football 1; Ski Club
3, president 4. . . . Remembers: My four years
at W.H.S. with Carole; the time I was going to
lunch on crutches and fell down the stairs; the
night Cush and I made it to Hampton Beach in
20 minutes; Kilmarnock; bookkeeping I and II
with Mr. Shiere; Junior Prom; suspension; De-
cember 27, 1968. ... To Be Forgotten: W.H.S.,
fights with CD., school lunches. . . . Ambitions:
To become a computer programmer, to own a
Phase III Camaro, to marry a certain someone,
to live on the ocean . . . Happiness is being free
without anyone telling you what to do or what
not to do.
NORMAN D. LITTLE
LINDA M. MACEACHERN
LINDA G. LURVEY
Activities: Junior Variety Show, Patrons Drive 4,
Prom Committee 4, Senior Class Play, Yearbook.
. . . Remembers: J.C., P.H. and I coming home
after the Burlington game; steambaths; Kilmar-
nock; J.C. and L.L. sneaking into the cafe kitchen
and taking a pudding out of the refrigerator;
our crowd at lunch with a plastic table cloth and
a candle; D.S. being a distant relation to Pocho
Hontus. ... To Be Forgotten: Gym class, gym
suits, gym sneakers, gym socks and smelly locker
rooms. . . . Ambitions: To go to college, to be-
come a teacher. . . . Happiness is not having to
figure out what to put in "happiness is".
DAVID G. MAHONEY
Activities: Cross Country 3; Junior Variety Show;
Science Club 2, 3, vice-president 4; Science Fair
2, 3, 4; Senior Class Play. . . . Remembers: 1968
Science Fair, Junior Prom, Senior Play. ... To Be
Forgotten: 11th grade English, 12th grade physics.
. . . Ambition: To get my doctorate in physics. . . .
Happiness is having the tape recorder that doesn't
break down on opening night.
BARBARA J. MALONEY
Activities: Junior Variety Show; Prom Committee
4; Senior Class Play; Ski Club 3, 4; Yearbook
co-editor. . . . Remembers: Running to keep up
with Milton, New York, P.O.D. class with Mr.
Cripps, the Senior Play and all the people in-
volved. ... To Be Forgotten: Being a "Basketball
Widow", spending $9.50 on basketball games.
. . . Ambition: To be an extremely wealthy school
teacher. . . . Happiness is being on time for
SUSAN E. MARTIN
Activities: Guidance Secretary 1, 3, 4; Senior
Class Play; Yearbook. . . . Remembers: The
sophomore sleep-out, play rehearsals, when de-
tention was in, Mr. Kelley's math class, drafting I,
Latin III. ... To Be Forgotten: Triads, 11th grade
English, everything? learned? . . . Ambition:
Someday to be a nurse. . . . Happiness is going
to gym and finding you're getting a study instead.
WILLIAM D. MANN
Activities: Band 1, 2, 3, president 4; Dance Band
2, 3, 4; Junior Variety Show; Senior Class Play.
. . . Remembers: When Mr. Kelley knocked the
intercom speaker off the wall with an eraser,
band trips to North Hampton and Delaware, the
bomb scares of '67, the junior class sit-in in front
of room 121, the day the boys' basement by the
office flooded, Mr. Kelley's jokes. Senior Play. . . .
To Be Forgotten: Blood tests in biology II, dress
code, 11th grade English. . . . Ambitions: To make
those who are sick, well and those who are well,
sick. . . . Happiness is being able to breath in
the boys' room.
GAIL A. MASON
Remembers: October 4, 1967 at L.S.' house; 215
girls' room; the big rush to lunch; special meet-
ings in Mr. Garrett's office; Miss K.'s art classes;
Charlie's parties; trips to Boston. ... To Be
Forgotten: Teachers, suspension room, summer
school, homework, J.M.'s goofy laugh. . . . Am-
bition: To own a Mustang. . . . Happiness is
knowing that you've made it through 12 boring
JOSEPH A. MARASCO
Activities: Cross Country 2, 3, 4; Indoor Track 3,
4; Science Club 4; Science Fair 2, 3, 4; Track
1, 2, 3, 4. . . . Remembers: January 25, 1969;
the roads of Wilmington; pain; Mr. Kelley yelling,
"Move, move"; building a bookcase for Mr.
Roche; a certain group of girls; Ace; all the great
kids at W.H.S., including the teachers. ... To
Be Forgotten: Spanish, 1968 track meet at An-
dover, corridors, first track race, Foster's Pond. . . .
Ambitions: To become an English teacher and an
Olympic champion. . . . Happiness is running in
DANA C. MATHER
Activities: Concert Choir 4; Cross Country 3, 4;
Indoor Track 3, 4; Track 3, 4. . . . Remembers:
Hobbit, Dave's laser, "My Fair Lady" rehearsals.
... To Be Forgotten: P.O.D., physics. . . . Am-
bition: To become an Army officer. . . . Happiness
is "teachers will dismiss at will"
MARTHA A. MCCANN
Remembers: All of Mr. Gardner's classes, home
economics IV. . . . To Be Forgotten: P.O.D., 102,
the P. A. system. . . . Ambition: To become a
hairdresser. . . Happiness is passing Mr. Roche's
JANICE A. MCINNIS
Activities: Prom Committee 3, Softball 1. . . . Re-
members: October 4, 1967 at L.S.' house; Lesley's
Corvair; Woburn; 215 girls' room; when you
could smoke without getting caught; detention in
room 109; R.S.'s party; smoking in the cafe; junior
sleep-out; Charlie's parties; Miss K. and the lesson
she taught me; senior class of '66; when G.M. had
brown hair; summers of '66 and '67. ... To Be
Forgotten: Suspension, Mr. Garrett, running and
falling when you're in a hurry to go to lunch,
gym class, 9th grade home ec. class, little episode
with F.K. in '68, homework, people who brown-
nose teachers. . . . Ambition: To go to California.
. . . Happiness is graduating from W.H.S. in 1969
with the rest of your class.
MARTIN J. MCDONOUGH
Activities: Drafting Standards Club 3, 4; Track
3, 4. . . . Remembers: Mr. Dicey's classes, practice
in the corridors. . . . Ambition: To become an
architectural engineer. . . . Happiness is May 15th.
SUSAN L. MCLEAN
Activities: Concert Choir 1, 2, 3, 4. . . . Remem-
bers: Great days with all studies; easy English
classes; studies in the auditorium; getting out of
classes for choir; U.N. trip; November 17, 1968.
... To Be Forgotten: January 2, 1969. . . . Am-
bition: To become a computer technologist. . . .
Happiness is knowing what teachers are talking
NORMA A. MCPHEE
Activities: French Club 2; National Honor Society
3, 4; Tennis 1. . . . Remembers: Bomb scares. . . .
To Be Forgotten: Gym, Monday mornings, 7th and
8th grades in the high school. . . . Ambition: To
graduate from college. . . . Happiness is a teach-
CAROL A. MERGER
Remembers: When I was a freshman, Mr. Roche's
problems class, smoking in the girls' room. . . .
To Be Forgotten: Report cards, homework. . . .
Ambitions: To travel, then to settle down, to be-
come a wife and mother. . . . Happiness is finally
graduating from Wilmington High School.
KAREN A. MIROWSKI
Activities: Apparatus 2, 3; Basketball Cheerlead-
ing 3; Business Club secretary-treasurer 4; Dance
Committee 2, 3, 4; Football Cheerleading 4;
Junior Variety Show; Patrons Drive 3, 4; Pep
Club 1, 2, 3; Prom Committee 3, 4; Yearbook. . . .
Remembers: August 13, parties, "Drinkin' my
Daddy's Wine", sneaking in drive-ins and getting
caught, sneaking with J.M. and never getting
caught, p.j. parties, Sebago, Pat's house, the kids
and the "good old days" in Wilmington, a six
year friend, Buzzell, L.M.'s wedding, Sylvester,
8th grade, long walks. ... To Be Forgotten:
Boring nights, "11-1", fights with a certain per-
son, getting up for school. . . .
LORRAINE E. MERRILL
Activities: Dance Committee 3; Junior Variety
Show; Patrons Drive 3; Pep Club 1, 2, 4. . . .
Remembers: October 3, 1967; when J.M. fell down
the stairs; all the p.j. parties at Arf's; E.B. and
the friendly dog; Mrs. Webber's class; D.S. and
I having peach dresses. ... To Be Forgotten:
The brown nosers, junior English class. . . . Am-
bitions: To graduate from a business school, to
become an executive secretary. . . . Happiness is
one hundred and one.
WILLIAM K. MONTORI
Activities: Baseball 1, 3; Football 1, 2, 3, 4
Hockey 3, 4; Junior Variety Show; Ski Club 3, 4
Student Government Day 3, 4. . . . Remembers
Sprints; football practice; Dracut game; Mr. Dicey
New Year's Eve '68; Washington; Montreal; New
York; Connecticut; sophomore and junior sleep-
outs; Junior Prom; Gus, Heimey, Bill and Gary;
MVC champs '67, '68. ... To Be Forgotten: '69
hockey season; Booster Drive with R.Q., G.H. and
E.T.; '68 Chelmsford hockey game; summer '68;
"the little giant." . . . Ambition: Someday to
write my own term paper. . . . Happiness is a
season ticket to the Bruins games.
NANCY R. MILLER
Activities: Art Club 1, Dance Committee 2, Junior
Variety Show, Senior Class Play. . . . Remembers:
Mr. Kelley's algebra I and II classes, 9th grade
English class, triads in chemistry class, sophomore
sleep-out, Junior Week, Junior Prom. ... To Be
Forgotten: Biology I and II, "little quizzes",
chemistry lab reports, English, "easy tests", being
head of publicity for the Senior Play. . . . Am-
bition: To become a nurse. . . . Happiness is
getting out of school because of snow.
PATRICK W. MOORE
Activities: Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Football 1; Science
Fair 1. . . . Remembers: Those days in my senior
English class, where open discussions were fun,
wild and very liberal. ... To Be Forgotten: My
physics class. . . . Ambition: To become a pro-
fessional baseball player. . . . Happiness is get-
ting away from home on your own with three or
four hundred dollars to spend doing anything you
want, when you want and where you want.
DIANE C. MORIN
Activities: Apparatus 2, Pep Club 2, Senior Class
Play, Ski Club 3. . . . Remembers: April 27, 1968;
the summer of '68; the proms; Mr. Roche and his
classes; Christmas '66; running to lunches and
never getting caught; class sleep-outs; "Wait Until
Dark"; C.Y.O. and W.H.S. dances; '67 and '68
Victory Dances; Boston and Banana's; having four
dates in one night; Friendly's. ... To Be For-
gotten: Gym classes, gossip, baggy nylons, getting
up so early for school, rainy days. . . . Ambitions:
To live in Western Massachusetts, to have a good
paying job. . . . Happiness is being the only
driver on the road.
THOMAS H. MORRIS
Activities: Baseball 2, Basketball 1, Executive
Board 4, Football 1, Junior Variety Show, Ski
Club 4, Yearbook. . . . Remembers: Dancing for
the first time, trips with the C.Y.O., the summer
of '68. ... To Be Forgotten: People who think
they're pretty nice. . . . Ambitions: To find the
right occupation, to live a happy life. . . .
Happiness is parallel skiing down a mountain.
EDWARD P. MORRIS
Activities: Dance Committee 2, 3, 4; Football 1,
3, 4; Junior Variety Show; Prom Committee 3, 4;
Ski Club 3, 4. . . . Remembers: The ride home
from the Dracut game in '67; both Thanksgiving
games with Tewksbury and being champs two
years in a row; the Junior Prom; Kilmarnock;
December 8, 1967; Expo trip '67; all the great
times. ... To Be Forgotten: Football practices,
school and the teachers, working. . . . Ambitions:
To make a lot of money, to get a nice car. . . .
Happiness is having fun and doing things with
people you enjoy.
GARY R. NELSON
Activities: Basketball 1; Math League 1, 2, 3, 4;
National Honor Society 3, 4. . . . Remembers:
Mr. Kelley's math classes; the Kritter standard
unit of blackboard measure; Mr. Dicey's "illus-
trious eleven"; Ed, Paul, Gerry; Chris' shoe in
the ocean at Salem; the great flag conspiracy.
... To Be Forgotten: Physics, the draft. . . .
Ambition: To live forever. . . . Happiness is a
beautiful day on a lonely beach, but not being
JUDY L. MORRIS
Activities: Dance Committee 3, Intramural Basket-
ball 1, Pep Club 4, Prom Committee 2, Senior
Class Play, Yearbook. . . . Remembers: Mrs. Al-
drich's great English class; homeroom; football
games; P.O.D. with Mr. Roche; February, 1968;
Lanie's notes; Chinese food; Vermont. ... To Be
Forgotten: My first day at W.H.S.; crowded
lunches; dress codes; May, 1968; class meetings;
homeroom. . . . Ambition: To become a nurse
for a handsome, young doctor. . . . Happiness is
JAMES T. NIGRELLI
Activity: Senior Class Play. . . . Remembers: Mr.
Grant's English class; biology I with Mr. Fardy;
"Arnold Krump"; June 19, 1968. ... To Be For-
gotten: Fights between two people, heavenly
person, 1959 Dodge. . . . Ambition: To join the
Air Force after touring the U.S.A. . . . Happiness
GARY D. NORTON
Activity: Science Club 1. . . . Remembers: 7th and
8th grades in the high school, Mr. Kemp's
Spanish I class. ... To Be Forgotten: Six years of
going to the high school, boring subjects and
teachers. . . . Ambition: To go to a computer
school. . . . Happiness is graduating from high
DAVID E. OLSON
Activity: Junior Variety Show. . . . Remembers:
Mr. Roche, cafe lunches. ... To Be Forgotten:
The impression my glasses made on the school,
especially the office critics. . . . Ambition: To be-
come a musician or a singer. . . . Happiness is a
soggy sandwich from the cafe.
DAVID D. O'CONNELL
Activities: Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Executive Board 4;
Football 3, 4; Hockey 2, 3, 4; Junior Variety
Show; Prom Committee 4. . . . Remembers: Junior
Variety Show, Junior and Senior Proms, the boys
and Ugly, J.M., hockey games at Charlie's and
Bette's, Concord Street. ... To Be Forgotten:
All football practices, anything that gives me a
hard time, people who act tough. . . . Ambitions:
To go to college, to succeed in becoming an ac-
countant. . . . Happiness is being able to go
places without trouble.
PAMELA E. O'HARE
Activity: Senior Class Play. . . . Remembers:
Leaving school during studies with D.J. ... To
Be Forgotten: 9th grade science class. . . . Am-
bition: To be a good housewife. . . . Happiness
is Friday 6th period.
JUDY M. OUELLETTE
Remembers: Thanksgiving football game '67, study
in 225. ... To Be Forgotten: The guards in the
girls' rooms, problems class. . . . Ambitions: To
get a job, to get married, to raise a family. . . .
Happiness is first period Wednesday.
DONNA K. PARENT
Remembers: Trying to avoid being knocked over
and trampeled going to lunch, getting a seat in
the small cafe that wasn't bent, a wonderful time
at the Junior Prom. ... To Be Forgotten: Home-
work, especially on weekends; getting up in the
morning to go to school; some of the lunches. . . .
Ambitions: To get a job, to marry Billy, to have
twins. . . .Happiness is getting your diploma on
DONNA M. PELLEGRINI
Activities: Art Club 2, 3, 4; Senior Class Play. . . .
Remembers: Alain, Jr. Week, Jr. Prom, art classes,
D.S., '68 Thanksgiving game. ... To Be Forgotten:
School lunches, P.O.D. classes. . . . Ambitions: To
graduate, to be a great-grandmother. . . . Hap-
piness is a warm, sunny, spring morning.
Activities: Alpha 3; Band secretary 4; Basketball
1, 4; Dance Committee 2, 3; Field Hockey 1, 2;
Prom Committee 4; Softball 1, 3, 4; Student Coun-
cil treasurer 4; Yearbook. . . . Remembers:
Scooping with Suz at McDonalds, Mr. Kelley's
algebra classes, Mr. Cripp's provocative P.O.D.
discussions, trip to Nantucket with Beth and Jane,
sophomore and junior sleep-outs, Mr. Cogan's
heart to heart talks, Johnson's Baby Powder, U.
Mass., p.j. parties, senior table at lunch. . . .
To Be Forgotten: Babysitting the night of the
Junior Prom, "the triangle," my stiff gym suit,
never going to Kilmarnock, my strawberry nose
from Suz' sunlamp, goggles for chem. lab.
WILLIAM J. PICKOWICZ
Activities: Drafting Standards Club 3, 4; Football
1, 2, 3, 4; Junior Variety Show; Track 3, 4; Year-
book. . . . Remembers: Junior class sleep-out,
three years passing French I. ... To Be For-
gotten: Kids who think they know everything. . . .
Ambition: To get through college. . . . Happiness
is no French homework.
DONALD E. PHINNEY
Activities: Math League 2, 4. . . . Remembers:
Miss Paladino's French classes with N.L. ... To
Be Forgotten: School lunches. . . . Ambition: To
go into the field of engineering. . . . Happiness is
RICHARD D. POLOIAN
Remembers: Daddy Roche's P.O.D. classes, Mr.
Lentine's G.A. classes, crawling in gym. . . .
To Be Forgotten: Vocabulary lessons. . . . Ambi-
tions: To marry Diane C, to live a happy and
successful life. . . . Happiness is passing your
JOHN J. POISSON
Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Cross Country 3;
. . Ambition: To be an electronics en-
DAVID K. POLSEY
Activities: Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Drafting Standards
Club 3, 4; Science Fair 1; Senior Class Play; Ski
Club 3. . . . Remembers: Failing French with Miss
Condrey, P.O.D. with Daddy Roche, staying after
for Miss Condrey, exchange concerts, having
coffee and donuts Wednesday second period, war
on freshmen, geometry with Mr. Babcock. ... To
Be Forgotten: Vocabulary assignments, crawling
in gym, 7th and 8th grades in the high school,
homeroom, cafe lunches. . . . Ambition: To be-
come an architect. . . . Happiness is living free.
ROBERT J. QUANDT
Activities: Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Junior Variety
Show; Prom Committee 3, 4; Ski Club 3, 4;
Track 1, 2, 3. . . . Remembers: Coach cutting my
hair, Canada with Zing, junior class sleep-out,
good times, B.M. and G.H. at Kings Ridge, shop
with Mr. Hambelton, problems with Mr. Cripps,
wild summer of '68. ... To Be Forgotten: Foot-
ball practices, tipping my car over, hatred be-
tween the coaches and me, the monster. . . .
Ambitions: To graduate, to go to a trade school,
to become a fine carpenter. . . . Happiness is
my '61 Rambler.
PATRICIA L. PROSSER
Remembers: English 4201, lunch with Dan. . . .
To Be Forgotten: Sully's tree, lab periods, prob-
lems classes. . . . Ambitions: To learn to cook, to
marry Dan. . . . Happiness is joining the Navy
FRANK R. QUINNO
Activities: Junior Variety Show; Ski Club 3, 4. . . .
Remembers: Junior Variety Show and being the
big baby; Junior Week sleep-out and being
chased by police; sleeping over Bob Quandt's
house; freshman year getting my first and only
D-sheet; taking L.C. out and not opening the
car door for her; telling Elyse W. my wild jokes;
Junior Prom; my I, II, and III type class and
being the only boy in the class; Mrs. Webber
trying to fix me up with a girl in class; Mr.
Cripp's U.S. history class; going out with Joyce S.
the first night; fun with B.Z. and B.Q.; building
my V.W. Beach Buggy; going to Plum Island; ski
trip with Joyce; going to the Youth Center with
Joyce and friends; B.Q.'s Rambler.
MARY C. PUSHEE
Activities: Science Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Science Fair
1, 2, 3. . . . Remembers: Mr. Kelley and his
watermelon; Mr. Krey's Triads; Wayne, Pumpkin,
and all the great kids; "Jean Claude"; Mr.
Cripps and the New York trip; State Fair at
M.I.T. ... To Be Forgotten: Getting up in the
morning, physics class, the daily opening exer-
cises. . . . Ambitions: To know peace, to be an
individual. . . . Happiness is the seashore and
RICHARD G. REITCHEL
Activities: Football 1, 2, 4; Ski Club 3, 4. . . .
Remembers: Football games, Friday and Saturday
nights out on the town, the summer with D.D. in
New Hampshire, a certain junior girl, the fight
we had at a C.Y.O. basketball game, card games
at the high school. ... To Be Forgotten: Football
practices, school lunches. . . . Ambition: To go to
college and not flunk out. . . . Happiness is skip-
ping school and finding out I didn't get caught.
DONNA M. REYNOLDS
Remembers: Mr. Roche first period Monday,
4/6/68, working at Demoulas, Bruce, Ralph,
Goofy cute, wearing my Arlington jacket to Wil-
mington High, giving the underclassmen lectures
about sitting at the senior table at lunch, Junior
Week. ... To Be Forgotten: School lunches, tak-
ing the bus, studies, gym classes, the rabbit in our
junior English class. . . . Ambition: To be a
stewardess. . . . Happiness is no more pencils,
no more books, no more teachers dirty looks.
DEBORAH J. RUSSELL
Activities: Actors Anonymous 3; Dental Clinic 3, 4;
Junior Variety Show; Senior Class Play; Tennis 1;
Yearbook. . . . Remembers: Two certain boys,
gym, a great teacher, a day in October '68, our
picnic in the auditorium, "Bald Soprano", "An
Italian Straw Hat", Mr. Gardner, all my great
friends, Junior Prom, '67 Thanksgiving football
game, Junior Week, Mrs. Hovey and Mrs. Martin.
... To Be Forgotten: My Senior English class, all
the times I made a fool of myself, being in the
high school the same time my brother was, all the
petty fights my friends and I had for no reason,
any bad thoughts I might have had of any teacher
in this school. . . .
DAVID B. ROBERTS
Activity: Science Fair 3. . . . Remembers: The
vagueness and absurdity of the administration,
how cold it was inside during the winters. . . .
To Be Forgotten: Algebra II. . . . Ambition: To
succeed. . . . Happiness is getting out of algebra
last period on Friday for a football rally.
JAMES H. ROBERTS
Remembers: Mr. Milley; Miss Kroll; Mr. Keady; Mr.
Roche; Mrs. Lewis; Miss Lehan; Miss Kazalski; Mr.
Kelley; Miss Farello; Mrs. Aldrich, to see if I
thank her later for all the work she gave us. . . .
To Be Forgotten: Algebra II. . . . Ambition: Per-
haps to study biology further, to enter the Navy
in the fall of '69. . . . Happiness is graduating
from high school with positive future plans.
VINCENT J. SBANO
Activities: Basketball 4, Football 4. . . . Remem-
bers: Coates, Fudge, Bud, Weasel, Gill, Rabbit,
Beaver, Al, Ugly, Lead, Muttenhead, Warf. . . .
being able to play football and basketball at
Wilmington; the day after Thanksgiving; winning
the football title; the crowd at the Tewksbury
game; Billy Jensen's imitations; half time of the
Tewksbury game. ... To Be Forgotten: The week
of practice after the Dracut loss, jumping rope
at hoop practice, my first day in Wilmington, not
being able to write about the N.Y. trip because
it hasn't come yet. . . . Ambition: To stay in col-
lege. . . .
WILLIAM A. SCHULTZ
Activities: Baseball 3; Football 3, 4; Science Fair
1. . . . Remembers: The '67 and '68 football
games, the '67 Thanksgiving Tewksbury football
field. ... To Be Forgotten: Handling dirty, wet
football uniforms after the '67 Thanksgiving day
football game. . . . Ambition: To become a
teacher at W.H.S. . . . Happiness is winning the
'67 Merrimac Valley Conference and tying the
Merrimac Valley Conference in '68.
SUE ANN SEVENER
Activities: Art Club 1, Senior Class Play, Tennis
. . . Remembers: Deb. R. falling down the stairs,
the good times Deb R., Vita S., Gail S. and I
have had. ... To Be Forgotten: Teachers who
call me Susan, bow legged boys who wear their
pants so tight, girls who wear their dresses too
short, all the fights my friends had. . . . Ambition:
To join the Waves. . . . Happiness is sitting in a
class and never being called on.
CHRISTOPHER H. SHEA
Activities: Cross Country 2, 3, co-captain 4; Ex-
ecutive Board 4; Junior Rotarian; Senior Class
Play; Track 2, 3, 4. . . . Remembers: 7th grade,
tree tops, Salem trip, Bord de la Mar, the cellar,
Ogunquit Beach, the swamp, Briefs, Rain Shadow,
celestial secrets. . . . Ambition: To own six Mar-
shall. . . . Happiness is fierce devotion.
Remembers: New York trip. ... To Be Forgotten:
Summer of '68. . . . Ambition: To retire as colonel
in the Air Force. . . . Happiness is a warm gun.
DONNA L. SFERRAZZA
Activities: Apparatus 2, 3, 4. . . . Remembers:
Miss McCarthy's gym classes, junior sleep-out,
Mrs. Webber, The Gang, running up to the 215
girls' room. ... To Be Forgotten: Standing in
front of the girls' room and pairing in two by
two. . . . Ambition: To become a successful beauti-
cian. . . . Happiness is getting out of high school.
DEBORAH L. SHINE
Activity: Art Club 1. . . . Remembers: Breakfast
at the Pewter Pot with B.W.; McDonald's in
Lowell; 5 minute break; biology 203; Saturday
nights at the Commodore; October 26, 1967,
August 30, 1968; my partner in crime, C.B.; first
recording in the office; October 10, 1968; my
junior year: the Wizard Roche; Junior Week;
driver ed. . . . To Be Forgotten: Gym classes,
July 14, 1968, certain people. . . . Ambition: To
have a worthwhile profession. . . . Happiness is
CHRISTINE L. SIMARD
Activities: Apparatus 2, 3; Basketball Cheerlead-
ing 2; Business Club 4; Dance Committee 2, 3, 4;
Football Cheerleading 3, 4; Junior Variety Show;
National Honor Society 4; Patrons Drive 3, 4;
Pep Club 1, 2; Prom Committee 3, 4. . . . Re-
members: The way Wilmington used to be, Saba-
go Lake, "Drinking My Daddy's Wine", summer
of '67, cheering practice. New Year's Eve '69,
sneaking into the drive-in and getting caught,
Sylvester, p.j. parties, the Crew, 8th grade,
. French skits, long walks, Pat's house, the guidance
office, a six year friend. ... To Be Forgotten:
My high school jobs, some weekends, Saturday
Night at the Movies, pollution, my party, Jackie's
window. . . .
BEVERLY J. SMITH
Activities: Alpha 1, 2; Business Club 1, 2; Pep
Club 1. . . . Remembers: Mrs. Webber's type III,
shorthand III, transcription III. ... To Be For-
gotten: Everything. . . . Ambitions: To marry Bill,
to be a successful wife. . . . Happiness is graduat-
Activities: Dance Committee 2, 3, 4; Junior Variety
Show; Patrons Drive 1, 2; Pep Club 2, 3; Prom
Committee 3; Senior Class Play; Ski Club 4. . . .
Remembers: Talks with Anne; throwing my skiis
away then having a toboggan ride down the
mountain; p.j. parties; sleep-out; the lunch table;
all the kids; J.M. falling down the stairs; Cranes
Beach; Crazy Day; October 11, 1967; the cheer-
leaders in the J.V. Show. ... To Be Forgotten:
The lunches, a ride with F.P.; U.S. history. . . .
Ambitions: To make it down the mountain all day
without falling, to be an efficient secretary. . . .
Happiness is sleeping on Saturday.
DOUGLAS L. SMITH
Activities: Baseball 1, 2; Basketball 1, 3, captain
2; Dance Committee 2, 3, 4; Football 1, 2, 3;
Junior Variety Show; Prom Committee 4. . . . Re-
members: Mrs. Elliott's English class with T.M.,
good times with the gang, Flee's insulting remark
to a certain coach, a certain senior girl, day after
the Junior Prom, walking across the stage in the
Junior Variety Show, '67 football practices, Mr.
D.'s drafting classes, Big Daddy's Daily Thoughts,
guidance with Miss Abbood. ... To Be Forgotten:
Algebra II classes, the Inferno, "Bumptious Peo-
ple", W.H.S. lunches. . . . Ambitions: To be an
architect, to lead a wonderful and successful life.
VITA MARIE T. SINOPOLI
Activities: Actors Anonymous 3; Art Club 1, 2, 3;
Concert Choir 1, 2, 3, 4; Senior Class Play. . . .
Remembers: My friends; Miss Kalil and the concert
choir; "Bridge of Angels"; "My Fair Lady"; the
Mall; T.B. and "Italian Straw Hat"; my first, last
and only cigarette with S.W.; the picnic in the
auditorium; a day in October '68; the trip to
New York; art field trips; "Bald Soprano"; ar-
guing with Mr. Cripps. ... To Be Forgotten:
Scenery for plays, algebra, all the times I cried.
. . . Ambition: To become a good kindergarten
teacher. . . . Happiness is love, friendship and
GAIL M. SMITH
Activities: Actors Anonymous 3; Alpha 1, 2, 3;
Patrons Drive 3; Senior Class Play; Student Coun-
cil 3, 4; Yearbook. . . . Remembers: Picnic in the
auditorium, Senior Class Play, Ron, Spanish
classes, summer '67, February vacation '68, my
friends. ... To Be Forgotten: Term papers, cold
mornings at the bus stop. . . . Ambition: To find
my place in the sun. . . . Happiness is doing
your own thing.
f> •^i K T.\ . (?''*?*_-
Activities: Apparatus 1, Basketball 3, Junior
Variety Show, Pep Club 2, Prom Committee 4,
Ski Club 4, Yearbook. . . . Remembers: Charlie
in homeroom, doubling with Suzi and Ed, G.H.,
bucket seats, sophomore and junior sleep-outs,
Junior Week, p.j. parties, French skits, skiing
with A.B. ... To Be Forgotten: Having to use a
ladder to get off the chairlift, sitting on a chair-
lift for one hour after a power failure, my job
at Demoulas. . . . Ambition: To become a nurse.
. . . Happiness is finding that I've gained another
CHARLES J. SOUTHMAYD
Activities: Class Officer 1, 2, 3, 4. . . . Remembers:
The Junior Variety Show and all the fun we had
rehearsing it, the junior sleep-out, that weekend
I spent with Pauline, how much I learned from
Mr. Roche about being a good father. ... To
Be Forgotten: Those loudmouthed kids who spoke
a lot but said nothing, that disastrous freshmen
year. . . . Ambitions: To be very successful upon
completition of college, to marry P.S., to live a
happy life in Canada. . . . Happiness is knowing
you've earned a good grade, because you've
really worked hard to get it.
SUZANNE M. SPIRIS
Activities: Dance Committee 2, 3, 4; Dental Clinic
1, 2, 3, 4; Junior Variety Show; Prom Committee
3, 4; Senior Class Play; Student Council 3, secre-
tary 4; Yearbook. . . . Remembers: Mr. Mass.; a
great Lexington basketball team; P.C.; #44; dou-
bling with Pam and Gary; E.T.; April 12, 1968;
"Sunshine Girl"; studying biology with Bobby
and Andy in homeroom; "Suzuc"; long talks with
Gretch, Janis, Charley S.; the football teams. . . .
To Be Forgotten: A third of a triangle. . . . Am-
bition: To be the best medical secretary that ever
graduated from Endicott Junior College. . . .
Happiness is having so many great friends during
my four years at W.H.S.
BARBARA J. STANLEY
Activities: Intramural Basketball 1, 2; Science Club
4; Senior Class Play; Ski Club 3, treasurer 4;
Yearbook. . . . Remembers: The day Mr. Kelley
kicked the P.A. speaker off the wall, ski trips,
drafting I, "Jean-Claude". ... To Be Forgotten:
A certain ski trip, my four years of math marks,
lunches. . . . Ambition: To help others help
themselves. . . . Happiness is a snow covered
DANIEL R. STEWART
Activties: Basketball 3, 4; Football 3, 4; Junior
Variety Show. . . . Remembers: Mr. Gardner,
North Carolina '68, dinner at Mr. Roche's house,
Uncle Don. ... To Be Forgotten: Getting a punt
blocked against North Andover, Spanish classes,
getting up for school, Mondays. . . . Ambition: To
be a flamenco dancer.
ROBERT J. STEWART
Activities: Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 2; Class
Officer 3; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Hockey 1, 3, 4;
Junior Variety Show; Prom Committee 3; Science
Fair 3. . . . Remembers: Porky, Bud, Cooly, Rabbit,
Al, Mutty, Ugly and the rest of the gang; An-
dover football game; Kilmarnock; my '64 Ford;
Vinny's after Thanksgiving; coaches of W.H.S.;
Tilds, and I in Mrs. Lewis' Spanish I class. . . .
To Be Forgotten: Losing to Dracut. . . . Ambition:
To make it through college. . . . Happiness is
beating Tewksbury 34-14.
ANDREW P. SULLIVAN
Activities: Football 1, 3, 4; Hockey 2, 3, 4; Junior
Variety Show; Track 2, 3, 4. . . . Remembers:
Polecat, A.A. Monster, Red Grange, CD., Lead,
Bulldog, Slime, Diamond, Jensen's imitations,
Bushman, Al, Chick, Porky, Rabbit, the Junior
Prom, hearing about D.D.'s explosion in physics
class, the practice after Dracut, Vinnie's party,
Spook Road, Flee's words to a certain person. . . .
To Be Forgotten: French classes, who's Andy? . . .
Ambitions: To graduate from college, to get a
good job. . . . Happiness is knowing you've gotten
your last splinter.
JAMES J. SWISHER
Activities: Class Officer 4; Dance Committee 3, 4;
Junior Variety Show; Patrons Drive 3, 4; Prom
Committee 3, 4; Yearbook. . . Remembers:
Austin Prep., my first year at W.H.S., English 304
with Doris and Stew, my '65 Impala and the fun
the Gang had in it, January-July '68, Junior
Hippy Day, Belmont, all my underclass friends,
7/4/68, my '57 pick-up, Patty. ... To Be For-
gotten: Fights with P.B.; hot mustard; Rte 495
with S.B., S.T. and L.M.; chem. study 303; parallel
bars; working at Friendly's after the football
games. . . . Ambitions: To become a rich, success-
ful dentist; to live a full, happy life. . . . Happi-
ness is out of town girls.
DENNIS M. SURPRENANT
Activity: Work Study. . . . Remembers: Fran;
January 24, 1967; Mr. Roche's P.O.D. class;
lunches; Mrs. Cronin's English class; all the times
F.C. did my P.O.D. and English homework. . . .
To Be Forgotten: Teachers teaching their first
year, the way teachers push their authority, the
dress code, teachers smelling like a cigarette
factory after the five minute break, homework.
. . . Ambitions: To marry F.C, to become success-
ful in life. . . . Happiness is finding my Corvette
and the one who stole it.
MARTHA A. TAYLOR
Remembers: December 24, 1968; having Mr.
Roche last period on Wednesday; having Mrs.
Webber for type; getting my drivers license;
New Year's Eve with W.W. ... To Be Forgotten:
Gym classes, the day report cards come out. . . .
Ambitions: To become a success in the business
field, to have a happy life. . . . Happiness is
RONALD L. SWIGGARD
HAROLD J. TENHUISEN
Activities: Basketball 1; Intramural Basketball 1,
2; Junior Variety Show; National Honor Society
4. . . . Remembers: Mr. Krey's lab periods, Ed
Thomas' grades, Junior Variety Show, my friends
at Wilmington High. ... To Be Forgotten: College
boards, school lunches, term papers. . . . Ambi-
tion: To own a Marshall amplifier. . . . Happiness
is listening to Eric Clapton's guitar work.
EDWARD W. THOMAS
Activities: Alpha 2, 3; Basketball 1, 2, 3, captain
4; Cross Country 1, 2, 3, 4; Junior Rotarian;
Math League 2, 3, 4; National Honor Society 3, 4;
Senior Class Play; Student Council 3, president 4;
Track 1, 2, 3, 4. . . . Remembers: Basketball,
P.K. on the golden mike, T.B.'s cigarettes, C.S.
and the Raven, the cellar, Senior Class Play,
Friendly's after the basketball games, doubling,
Brother Nelson, Mr. Kelley's coaching. ... To Be
Forgotten: High jumping on sawdust, the long
varsity course. . . . Ambition: To have a job that
is a hobby. . . . Happiness is beating North
JAMES A. TILDSLEY, JR.
Activities: Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3,
4; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Junior Variety Show. . . .
Remembers: All the great times with Coates, Bud,
Ugly, Al, Mutty, Rabbit, Slime, Lead, Fudge, Gil,
and others; Kilmarnock; all the coaches at W.H.S.;
Spanish class; all the good times we had on the
baseball team; Vinny's house after Thanksgiving;
Penny; Mr. Roche. ... To Be Forgotten: Dracut
loss in football, football practices. . . . Ambitions:
To be accepted to college, then to stay in. . . .
Happiness is missing football practice the whole
week after the Dracut loss and then playing the
WENDY L. THOMAS
Activities: Gymnastics Club 1, 2, 3; Science Fair
1, 2. . . . Remembers: Mr. Kelley's bad pitching,
the classes of '67 and '68, a preambulating
watermelon, E.L.'s house, 10/31/66, Linda's
dental floss, summers, the Citgo sign, learning to
ski, the public address system, "Amen", Mrs.
Horowitz, having Mr. Roche first period Mondays.
... To Be Forgotten: W.H.S. buses, winter, wall-
to-wall people in the gym, computed schedules.
. . . Ambitions: To become a registered nurse, to
learn to understand and help people. . . . Happi-
ness is being more than just satisfied.
DAVID P. THOMPSON
CAROLE J. TORREDIMARE
Remembers: The Junior Prom, Andy, Junior Week,
the crowded girls' rooms, running to lunch. . . .
To Be Forgotten: Getting up in the morning, beg-
ging for a ride to school, same old lunches. . . .
Ambitions: To travel and see the world, to find
the right one for me. . . . Happiness is finally
graduating from school.
DAVID R. TURNER
Remembers: Mr. DeGeorge's shop class, Mr. Kelley
throwing erasers. ... To Be Forgotten: Everything
I don't want to remember. . . . Ambitions: To
make two mililon dollars, to marry Tanya. . . .
Happiness is graduating from Wilmington High
School and getting married.
ALEXANDER D. VALENTE
Activities: Drafting Standards Club 3, 4. . . .
Remembers: Always bringing the dump truck
when my car broke down. . . . Ambition: To find
work in electronics or to become an auto me-
chanic. . . . Happiness is smoking up your tires
at the end of school.
DANIEL J. WALLS
Activities: Baseball 2, Basketball 1, Football 1.
. . . Remembers: J.G., October 20th, Junior
Variety Show, Senior Class Play, Junior Week,
beach parties. ... To Be Forgotten: Lunches,
Monday mornings, homeroom. . . . Ambitions: To
enter college, to study business administration.
. . . Happiness is being a success in whatever I
BETTE S. VANSTEENBURG
Remembers: All the good times I had with my
friends, Mr. Cripps' problems class, Junior Week,
getting trampled on the way to lunch. . . . Am-
bitions: To be a good elementary school teacher,
eventually to be happily married. . . . Happiness
is graduating from high school and succeeding
in what you attempt to do.
Activities: Baseball 2; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Class
Officer 2; Dance Committee 2, 3; Football 1, 2, 4;
Prom Committee 3. . . . Remembers: Sleeping out
in back of the high school; all the guys I hung
around with; football practice after losing to
Dracut; all the laughs during football practice;
getting into trouble hitting a teacher; when they
had detention; speech with J.C.; more than any-
thing else, Ann W.; long talks with a blonde.
... To Be Forgotten: Waking up in an emergency
ward half dead, a green Barracuda fastback. . . .
Ambitions: To be an accountant, to take things
as they come whether up or down. . . . Happiness
is a lot of unprintable things.
BEVERLY J. WAGSTAFF
Remembers: Being the only girl in my music ap-
preciation class; skipping school with J.H. and
how afraid I was of being caught; breakfast at
the Pewter Pot with D.S.; the Commodore; October
21, 1967; November 30, 1968; September 26,
1968; McDonalds in Lowell; a good friend— Sandy;
telling everyone I'm going to be a nun; Y25-849.
... To Be Forgotten: Chemistry class, running in
at 7:55 in the morning, a Mac truck in N. Reading
on 10/19/68, my first year in algebra I, term
papers. . . . Ambitions: To become an elementary
school teacher, to find the right man, to try to
be a good wife. . . . Happiness is not getting
lost when driving, especially when given direc-
RONALD G. WATSON
Activities: Baseball 1, Football 1, Junior Variety
Show, My Fair Lady. . . . Remembers: Mr. Roche's
class where we got everything "first, fast, and
factual"; the graduating class of '68 with a
certain group of "poo" 's. . . . To Be Forgotten:
Vocabulary tests. . . . Ambitions: To surf in
Hawaii, to become an oceanographer. . . . Hap-
piness is passing one of Mrs. Aldrich's vocabulary
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MARY A. WELCH
Activities: Dance Committee 2, 3; Intramural Bas-
ketball 2, 3; Junior Variety Show; Pep Club 2, 3,
4. . . . Remembers: Mr. Cripps' interesting P.O.D.
discussions, Junior Week, Mrs. Webber's type III
class, the bomb scares during the world series.
... To Be Forgotten: Gym classes, a certain boss,
falling down the stairs to lunch. . . . Ambition:
To be a successful secretary. . . . Happiness is
passing Mrs. Aldrich's English class.
ALLEN R. WILLIAMS
Activities: Alpha 1; Basketball 1, 2, 4; Ski Club 4;
Yearbook. . . . Remembers: Lorraine and I at
the Victory Dance; Christmas party and ski trip;
Wally, Wobby and Willey in Central Park; Plum
Island excursion; varsity basketball; Expo '67;
Mr. Roche's classes; Miss K's type class; Mr.
Malay's studies. ... To Be Forgotten: English
classes, school lunches, dress code, P. A. system,
crawling, geometry, the Billerica basketball game,
know-it-all girls. . . . Ambitions: To travel the
U.S. and Canada, to have a ski vacation in
Sweden, to own my own dragster, most of all to
DEBORAH R. WHITE
PAUL W. WINCHELL
Activity: Drafting Standards Club president 4. . . .
Ambition: To make money. . . . Happiness is an
Alpha that runs.
MARTHA J. WHITNEY
Activity: Apparatus 1. . . . Remembers: The 215
girls' room at the five minute break, Mr. Roche's
problems class. ... To Be Forgotten: Economics
class. . . . Ambitions: To go to IBM school, to
marry. . . . Happiness is graduating from Wil-
mington High School.
Activities: Alpha 2; Apparatus 1, 2, 3; Art Club 4;
Basketball Cheerleading 2; Basketball Intramurals
1; Dance Committee 4; Pep Club 1; Prom Com-
mittee 3, 4; Senior Class Play; Yearbook. . . .
Remembers: Tony B.'s aim with cream pie; our
auditorium picnic; Vita's and my cigarette; Elyse
and her "problems"; Alison's shoes; sophomore
sleep-out and the morning after; Mrs. Seidler's
great personality; Miss K.'s "infants"; Charlie's
Junior Variety Show— the first night; Mr. F.'s
biology class with Lauris, Suzie, Lois and Jackie;
being asked my middle name; Junior Week; trip
to Nazareth Orphanage. ... To Be Forgotten:
ELYSE E. WOLLER
Activities: Alpha 2; Apparatus 1; Basketball In-
tramurals 2; Dance Committee 3, 4; Junior Variety
Show; Majorette 3, 4; Pep Club 2; Prom Com-
mittee 3, 4; Ski Club 4; Yearbook. . . . Remembers:
That ski weekend with Bob; puliing Zing in B.Q.'s
pram; Frank losing his diapers; all the fun with
Frank and Bob at Plum Island; Jane and her com-
plaints; gabbing with Judy M.; Billy, Dennis, and
Bobby. ... To Be Forgotten: Breaking up with
B.Q., Austin Prep Junior Prom of '67, the accident
with Bobby S., Frank's dirty jokes. . . . Ambitions:
To graduate from college, to become a home
economics teacher. . . . Happiness is knowing
you have someone who really cares for you.
THOMAS W. YENTILE
Activities: Baseball 4; Drafting Standards Club 4;
Intramural Basketball 1; Ski Club 3, vice president
4. . . . Remembers: First period Wednesday in
drafting IV, the Junior and Senior Proms, arguing
with Mr. Lynch, Mr. Cripps' P.O.D. class, trying
to get up for school every morning. ... To Be
Forgotten: Biology II, twelve years of school, bus
ride on ski trips, certain teachers. . . . Ambitions:
To get out of school, to go into the service, then
to become an architect or an organist. . . . Hap-
piness is life.
ROBERT S. ZENGILOWSKI
Activity: Junior Variety Show. . . . Remembers:
Mr. Cripp's class, going to Canada with Bob Q.,
working at Sears, all the great times my friends
and I had. ... To Be Forgotten: School lunches,
staying after school, homework. . . . Ambitions:
To get a new car, to graduate. . . . Happiness is
not getting caught for skipping classes.
THOMAS J. PARENT
DIANE M. SCARO
GORDON R. SMITH
Does it seem society has become too complex? Men
have just returned from the moon and shortly men will
land there. Nothing seems to take place today without the
aid of computers. We are constantly monitored by satel-
lites whirling about us. Some people feel that even man
is being turned into a machine by artificial organs. Society
is complex, but look into the past.
It seems to us, today, that the horse and buggy days of
the eighteen hundreds were simple and life was worth
living. To Henry Thoreau the horse and buggy days were
complex. He felt the railroad was an iron monster that
was consuming natural beauty. Thoreau could not keep
peace with his society so he dropped out for two years to
live along the banks of Walden Pond.
At the turn of the century scientists believed man had
reached his peak of scientific knowledge. They thought
that all physical laws had been explained. Physicists' only
job would be to make accurate measurements of physical
phenomena. In the past twenty years there has been more
scientific research and discovery than in all the past years
of man's existence. Rapid development and complications
have brought us to today's society.
Let's not be like Thoreau and see a complex society as
frightening. Society is intricate but it is exciting. Man's
wish has always been to touch the moon. The lunar landing
will satisfy man's longest ambition by gaining what was
thought to be impossible. Man will be unleashing a new
Computers are every mathematician's dream come true.
A mathematician will say anyone can do the dog work
and so the computer does the dog work. Has life become
any less precious now that artificial devices help man
function? No! New organs have given people a zest for
life. Once bedridden patients are now able to enjoy a
walk down a garden path. These wonderful developments
have come because of education.
Our years at Wilmington High are like a diving board
from which we can spring into society. The graduates of
today will infiltrate the business world, inhabit the dorms
of colleges and join in the service of our country. Our
education will be a growing process to meet the need of a
Let's realize today's youth are not shaken by a complex
world. When the people of this graduating class were in
the fourth grade, putting a man on the moon was still a
topic for science fiction writers. The rapid increase in com-
puter systems has developed during our years in school.
The men and women of this class are excited to venture
into the world. The youth of today are eager to learn, to
grasp and to control their complex, beautiful world.
1969 will no doubt be remembered as the year social ferment in educa-
tion became universal; as the year of building occupation and often violent
retaliation; as the year of Brandeis and Harvard and Cornell and People's
Park at Berkeley. And it will be remembered as the year that college unrest
began to filter down to the high school level, so that the very structural
premises of American education as it exists began to be universally
Some students possess an intense and a sincere feeling of revulsion to-
ward the unsavory abstractions which relate to the fact of American life.
They seize on the specific manifestations, the symptoms of these abstractions
and they regard those symptoms as their immediate nemeses, to be eradi-
cated at all costs. To some, the action of eradication is essentially reformist;
to others, it is one first step toward the effect of an upheaval in education
and society. But whatever the end, it is the means that have been most pub-
licized, most discussed, most deplored by non-students for they are the his-
torically familiar tools of violence and disruption.
Whether or not this disruption is morally justifiable or even effective of its
ends is immaterial here. It is exclusively the question of the validity of stu-
dent grievances and the relation of those grievances to education itself that
I consider. Students have become disenchanted with a society they find op-
pressive and immersed in fraudulence; they see education as reflective of
that society, and so they turn on the educational system as a collaborator
with a corrupt and digarchic bureaucracy. Some of their grievances relate
to the sociopolitical context of educational evil: the ROTC question; expan-
sion at Harvard and Columbia; war research. But increasingly, especially
as high schools become centers of dissension and turbulence the emphasis
has somewhat shifted to the consideration of evils organic in modern Ameri-
can education itself. It is these evils, and the question of whether or not they
exist as such, that I wish to consider.
The primary fault of education, as the disenchanted students claim, is that
it consists almost wholly of systematic indoctrination. An orthodoxy reflective
of the false values of society is instilled, insidiously and often subliminally,
into grammar school, high school and even college students. Chief among
the propounded values is that of the achievement ethic. Educators have long
maintained an overblown consciousness of tangible achievement, and have
regarded numerical competition, obvious academic superiority and the
acquisition of educational prestige as compulsions, if not end-alls. Moreover,
students have been indoctrinated into acceptance of the rightness and the
unimpeachable normalcy of this situation. They have been systematically
prepared for later participation in a society frantically oriented toward get-
aheadism and materiality; they have been educated so that they may ulti-
mately assume a secure position in the American social hierarchy. To get a
good job, get a good education, runs the ad, thereby epitomizing the
lamentable distortion of educational objectives. The simplistic statement "we
learn to earn" is unfortunately too accurate.
The achievement consciousness coincides neatly with another major griev-
ance of students in secondary schools and colleges. This latter involves the
estrangement of modern education from its enlightened education induces
pleasure, for it involves the awakening and the expansion of thought
processes, the stimulation of opinion, the challenge of conceptual and ma-
nipulative thought. But education as it chiefly exists is routine, dogmatic,
stifling, antithetical to the encouragement of free thinking, and effective of
a perpetuation of false values. No wonder, then, that students consider it
inconceivable that they should ever derive pleasure from learning through
such a system. Primary and secondary education has its basis in rote learn-
ing, conventional structures, authoritarian multi-rules. There is allowed no
room for change or serious question of a system which, though obsolete,
perpetuates itself. Before we consider the relation of education to the evils,
perhaps organic in society, we must realize that it is the very structure and
character of the educational system that allows for such a relation.
If education's supposed evils do indeed exist, as I here submit, then we
must hope that they are eradicable. I for one consider that there exists a
need for thorough upheaval in the educational system. Priorities must be
realigned so that the objectives of learning become, not preparation for the
eventual Rat Race, but personal gratification, development, maturity, stimu-
lation and pleasure. Experimentation in educational methods should be a
commonplace. Dogmas should be discarded; the expression of ideas, the
formulation of personal ideologies, should be encouraged. Variances among
individuals should be considered in judging academic progress. Contem-
porary problems which touch on students lives should be a free and vital
part of curricula. Intellectual confrontation, reassessment of the teacher-
students roles, rejection of indoctrination methods, should all become the
province of educational innovators who should radically alter the character
of American learning. In San Francisco, in Philadelphia, in Newton, and in
other cities and towns across America, such progressive education, involving
such ideals and alterations, has been attempted with generally remarkable
success ."Progressive" students enjoy their schools, and emerge from them
thoughtful individuals, not efficiently programmed automatons. Though I do
not advocate social revolution, as do some of my contemporaries, I do feel
that educational revolution is necessary. Stopgap reforms are not enough.
Only when the schools are everywhere and fundamentally altered will edu-
cation become relevant, pleasurable, and true to its professed ideals.
The unrest becoming widespread among high school and college students
expresses a felt disenchantment with abstracted wrongs, of which our school
systems are symptomatic. Students are now realizing, however, that the
specific relation between educational policy and society's ills derives from
the very nature of the structure of the educational systems— which, in turn,
derives probably from the nature of society. Thus a prelude to the oblitera-
tion of sociopolitico immorality must be to total upheaval in education— so
that earning is elevated from an experience in enforced orthodoxy to an
awakening and a radical enlightenment.
Most of us have been taught that peace is an interval
between wars; a short time when people try to live in unity
with each other. Our impressions of what peace is are as
varied as the ways we search for it. Some of us may find it
in a glass of alcohol or a joint of marijuana. Others may
find it in their secure suburban homes. What would your
reaction be to finding peace in Christ? For the most part,
this solution would be unfavorable. I doubt it would be un-
favorable because it's a solution that has already been
tried. We've looked everywhere else for peace and can't
seem to find it.
There is no one word that can define peace adequately.
It is radiated by a radical they called Christ. I'm not talk-
ing about the Christianity that is looked upon as hypo-
critical or sometimes indifferent— the Christianity that the
world often sees. The Christianity I mean is one where a
person can find total or perfect peace and one that can
create a sureness of the future. Peace that comes from a
very basic relationship with someone else where the im-
portant thing exchanged is love, for one can't exist without
Each of us is a complicated being with too much fear to
enter openly into any situation. And yet we turn around
and wonder why the world is in such turmoil. Our hope is
that the future will hold everything, and therefore the
present is put aside. There is really no reason to wonder
why kids are on drugs or why the suicide rate continually
increases. These people are asking, "What's there to life?"
These people are searching for some kind of peace but
not finding it.
Is there an answer? Could it come from a person who
never lived in this age? No, not as long as we stay self-
centered. Not as long as we care more about ourselves
than anyone or anything else. Not as long as we continue
to destroy peace by waging wars. To reach out and com-
mit ourselves to something definite may be giving up a lot.
And for what? A person who is intangible and unreal? We
want material peace which we're never going to have.
Our society is running a race. A race where we never slow
down long enough to see where we're going. Our aim has
to be to create not manufacture peace.
High school today is four fast, interesting years. Part of
us is being moulded— part of our future is being formed.
Will peace effect that future? What will we use as a basis
then? Other ways have been tried and have failed. Our
search continues. If you're searching everywhere else, then
you may have nothing to lose. Real faith in Christ will only
cause you to lose the need to search further and cause you
to gain peace.
Today, the question in your minds is what will we do
with our futures? A better question is what will we do with
the present? Peace is a now thing. It cannot be put off.
The world doesn't need a solution for tomorrow, it des-
perately needs one today. And that solution won't come
from the person beside you. Each of us has to find his own
peace that will work for the present. If that happens, the
future will work itself out.
Welcome to Laugh-ln's news of the future. The year is 1979 and the scene
is the Wilmington High School cafeteria where the class of '69 is forced to
hold its reunion because the officers were never quite able to collect all the
dues. The class of '69, although it perhaps has not been the most successful,
has proven itself the most diversified. They have branched themselves out
into many fields: entertainment, athletic, educational, medical and political.
Let's first focus our attention on Judy Connors, who is standing in the far
end of the room, skis in one hand and a first aid kit in the other. As you
have probably already guessed, Judy is involved in sports. She now has her
own ski school where she teaches her new way to go down the slopes, by
chair lift. Talking with Judy are Pam Smith and Anne Barry who are pres-
ently working for Judy as her ski patrol rescuing her students. Pam, by the
way, has just returned from a two year hitch in the Peace Corps. (She was
stationed in the wilds of Tewksbury.)
I see many here tonight who have entered the entertainment field. In fact,
Beth Emery was Laugh-ln's very own "Discovery of the Week" last week.
She did her snail immitation for us. Declan Berkley and Nancy Forrest are
also here. They play opposite each other once again, but this time on Broad-
way, he as an usher and she as an usherette. Alison Cox and Lucy Gion-
frido, who made their television debut as extras on the Phyllis Diller Show,
now appear regularly as part of the audience on the Ed Sullivan Show. Pat
Cote has become a dancer and is at this time a member of the Reading
Ballet Company. The circus has claimed some of the members of the class.
Mary Hurley has fulfilled her ambitions and is now a fat lady in the circus.
Ray DeCecca, who was one of the graceful ballerinos in the Junior Variety
Show, now does his act atop a galloping elephant.
You are now viewing Linda Lurvey who is in the process of jogging around
the cafeteria. Linda, who has always excelled in physical education, is
presently an assistant to Miss McCarthy. Jane Emery, who has entered the
teaching profession, is leading her students in a revolt against the adminis-
tration. She feels strongly that kindergarten students should have a voice in
school policies. Chris Simard is currently a French teacher using the Baran
method. She opens all the windows in the middle of winter and then tries
to demoralize her students by wearing a sleeveless dress and complaining
of the heat.
Bob Stewart holds a coaching position at Wilmington where he is the
coach of the bench warmers of the Wilmington Hockey Team. Speaking of
teachers it has just been announced that Mr. Kelley, who once used Paul
Kritter to measure the blackboard space, has succeeded in getting the United
States to accept a Kritter as a standard of measurement.
There's Ed Thomas. Ed had just about finished the house of his dreams
when he had a little set back. It seems that it was a victim of the mud slides
in California. His house, which was once on the top of a hill, is now at the
bottom of the ocean. Ed is undaunted, however, for he has given up his
motorcycle for scuba diving gear. Standing next to Ed you can see Gerry
Land on your TV screen. Gerry is a dentist with Gretchen Piatt as his assis-
tant. They are at the present time working at a teacher's clinic where their
specialty is pulling teeth.
Many here tonight are involved in the world of politics and local govern-
ment. Paul Winchell and Morris Anderson have done a complete "about
face" and are now leaders in the SDS movement. Tony Beatrice, Barbara
Moloney, Jimmy Swisher, and Lorraine Boudreau, who were members of
the student school committee, are at this time members of the actual Wil-
mington School Committee and have issued a series of decrees. First of all,
Jimmy Swisher has been made honorary chaperone for the Senior New
York trip because of his excellent behavior on the class of '69's trip. Sec-
ondly, there will be no more assemblies practicing for assemblies unless of
course there is practice for the practice assemblies.
There are many more here tonight and much more to say but time
limits us, so that's all for the news tonight, folks.
As the graduating class of 1969 makes its way out of Wilmington High
School, they pass many rooms in which many memories were made. As we
walk through for the last time, we might start at the end of the wing where
Mr. Dicey's drafting classes were held. For those classes, Manuel Griffin
leaves his pencil to the top freshman draftsman, hoping that it brings him
the great achievements as it brought Manuel. Dave Polsey leaves to Al
Volenti and Paul Winchell all the MacDonald frappes that he ate. To Steve
Catalano, Jack leaves a set of engineering notes.
On the other side of the hall is the music room, where Vita Marie Sinopoli
leaves a whole rack of choir robes to Debbie Dayton, and Dave Polsey
leaves behind all of the football music.
On our way out, we pass several "Girls" and "Boys" rooms billowing
with black curls of smoke. In the girls' room by 215, Janice Mclnnis leaves
a carton of cigarettes to Patty Graves who is also left in charge of putting
out all of the fires by Lois DelNinno, and from the boys' room, Tony
Beatrice, not to be outdone, leaves 4,000 pounds of cigarette butts in the
ventilation system. The home-ec rooms have had their share of billowing
smoke, and Gail Smith leaves the "wonderfulness" of Mrs. Kanchuga's
classes to all senior home-ec students.
We go by the art room next, where oil paint is profusely running from
under the door. This is the room where Debbie Shine leaves her imagination
to Eddie Alexander and the room itself to the new freshmen. Susan Winters
leaves an I.O.U. of $2.00 to the art club c/o Miss Kulisich.
At the end of the first floor wing we find a guidance office, or so it is
named. This is the one where Karen Mirowski leaves her seat to anyone who
can skip as many classes as she did.
We see, straight ahead now, the foyer and entrance to the auditorium.
Left behind is the Junior Variety Show, where the fond memories of Ray
DiCecca, Ed Gillis, and Bill Montouri in the fairy dance are left in our minds.
Also, in memory of the Senior Class Play, Debbie Russell leaves the re-
hearsals to anyone willing to put up with the director's frustrations. Vita
Marie Sinopoli leaves the aggravation of building the sets for the next play
to anyone; Don Garland leaves a bottle of Excedrin to the same person.
The rehearsals are left by Nancy Forrest to any else.
We round the corner and pass the language labs where Dave Roberts
leaves all the clocks behind. We pass by many more rooms and eventually
come to the office. This is where Charley Southmayd would like to leave an
alarm clock for students who are constantly late. On the other side of the
coin, Susan Winters leaves her sisters, Trishe and Paula, to keep up the
family tradition of tardiness.
On the way out, we must pass through the cafeteria; the scene of many
a mob and several near food poisonings. Dave Olson leaves the lunches for
the birds, and Janice Mclnnis leaves a pair of non-slip shoes for running to
lunch. Also is left much gossip over the lunch tables. But we must move on.
We pass the gym, where we might catch the moans and grunts of kids
pretending to be animals as they crawl acros sthe floor. Allen Williams
leaves one mangled, extra large jump rope for an unfortunate gymnast
along with a half can of Right Guard to the deprived class of '71. Gail
Smith gladly leaves all the aches and pains of gym class to Joan and
Jeanette Arsenault. Debbie leaves her gym class and many excuses for get-
ting out, and Lorraine Boudreau leaves her old worn out gym suit to a cer-
tain freshman. But the gym has been the birthplace of some of the finest
teams in the Merrimac Valley. We remember our great football team— and,
for bruised players, Ray Dicecca leaves his football helmet to be converted
into a whirlpool bath, and Buddy Chamberlain leaves a rubber duck for
Jimmy Irwin to play with in the whirlpool. Eddie Gillis leaves his football
cleats to his brother Dick. David O'Connell leaves his fabulous football and
hockey talent to Mike Esposito. Billy Montouri leaves a flashing red light to
the Burlington goalie, and Bob Stewart and Andy Sullivan leave their seats
on the hockey bench to those who think they can fill them. From the basket-
ball team, Allen Williams leaves one pair of knee pads in fair condition to
Alan Heim, and also to Alan, Gary Hebsch leaves his worn out basketball
socks. If the socks are washed, they will carry him through the entire season
without any "offensive" complaints. For our cheerleaders, Elaine Leduc
leaves the football cheerleading squad to next year's captain; Bonny Bishop
leaves her cheerleading captain's uniform to a deserving senior and the
cheerleading squad to Miss Bochino. Yes, we all remember our great rallies
and games, and the good times we had.
We remember the math department, our science department, and the
English and history departments. Don Garland leaves the fifth seat, last
row to the next kid who gets Mr. Jones for math three years straight. Pam
Hadfield leaves her unused advanced math book to Mr. Lynch to give to
someone who plans to use it; Jack Lee leaves one unused geometry book
to anyone. From our framed science department many students leave .. . .
Lorraine Boudreau leaves her cruddy biology book to anyone who can find
a use for it. Sylvina Kemp leaves her vitamins to Mr. Krey. Gary Hebsch
leaves his fantastic brain to Dr. Farello and the biology lab so they can
figure out how he managed to get out of W.H.S. To Miss Lehan, Dave Olson
leaves five pre-med. students that could possibly pass her course in Biology
II. Ray DiCecca and Dave Esielionis leave to Dr. Farello one box of two-hole
rubber stoppers, and all of her physics classes leave a protractor.
We also remember our fine English department. To Mrs. Aldrich, Dave
Polsey leaves all the vocabulary words that he forgot. To Mrs. Cronin, Deb-
bie Shine leaves a can of oil for her hair in room 219. Charles Southmayd
leaves a whip to Mrs. Dolkart to help her control her classes.
Also, we have our history department, famed for its P.O.D. teachers and
class advisors. We all leave much thanks to Miss LeBauer for helping us all
out. Debbie Russell leaves Mr. Cripps her brother Rick. Mr. Roche is left a
bottle of pep pills by Dave Olson, which reminds us of the New York trip.
Renee LaVallee leaves next year's trip for the kids to have fun on. Don
Garland leaves an empty glass in room 394 of the Taft Hotel.
The class of '69 also leaves many good friends inside the walls of W.H.S.
Dave Palsey leaves to Harry Latter all of the snow he didn't use. Debbie
Shine leaves a large bottle of tranquilizers to Mr. Jones, who taught her to
drive. Tony Beatrice leaves four tons of Head and Shoulders to Mr. Cripps;
a fine tooth comb for Mr. McMahon to comb the hair which Dave Esielionis
leaves him; and a shot gun, some tear gas, and a bull whip for Mr. Garrett.
Gretchen Piatt leaves her foot which is always in her mouth to Mr. Cripps,
and a king size bottle of Johnson's Baby Powder to those in need. Jimmy
Swisher leaves one cup of "Hot Mustard" to Mary Alice and a poor excuse
to Jane, the hope that her senior year was as good as his was. To Gary
Nelson, one banana royal, compliments of the house. Renee LaVallee leaves
Carl Cotter for no one. Pam Hadfield leaves the gum she has chewed to
Mr. Kelly (may he enjoy it without interruption). Gary Nelson leaves bunches
of sunshine to Dotti Castaldo and Susan Brown, to be used without suntan
lotion, sunglasses, or horoscope books. Gerry Land leaves all his questions
to another inquisitive person for teachers like Mr. Kelley. Lorraine Boudreau
leaves all the grunties to Sonja and Syd. Alison Cox leaves her Paris
Originals shoes to Mr. Kelley for any track runner who likes to keep up with
the styles, and Judy Connors leaves her license to the Registry of Motor
Vehicles before she damages anything else.
But, altogether, the Class of '69 leaves Wilmington High School for the
last time, with much forgotten, but much remembered. We hope that other
classes will have as good a time being ourselves as we did.
As June approaches this year, many seniors will breathe a sigh of relief
and say to themselves, "It's finally over." The majority will go on their own
separate ways— be it college or to seek fortune in various occupations.
Everyone, however, who has been a member of the class of '69, will re-
member it in later years as one of the most, if not the most spirited and ac-
complished class in many a year. The memories of dances, shows, and
special friends, along with a lot of hard work, will never leave us. I'm sure
everyone has heard it said that high school is supposed to be the most en-
joyable years of a person's life. With a class such as we had, how can this
saying be false? Although we now seek bigger things, a fond memory of
our school and our class will be forever transfixed within us.
As freshmen, we entered Wilmington High as timid underclassmen. The
school's surroundings and atmosphere were like a new world to many of us.
A world of many classrooms and long corridors, bounded by brick walls on
all sides. As the weeks progressed, the freshmen fell into place and became
accustomed to an occasional superior remark by the upper classes. We all
dreamed of the day when the situation would be reversed. The major ac-
tivity of the year was the election of class officers. The top brass were Ed
Gillis, President; Jerry Land, Vice President; Charley Southmayd, Secretary;
and Declan Berkley, Treasurer.
We returned the following September once again to Wilmington High.
We were a little more experienced and our rule over the Freshmen provided
revived confidence. Our class advisor for the Sophomore year, was Miss
Alice LeBauer. Her capabilty and sincere understanding won her the same
position in the Junior and Senior years. Gary Warford was the only new
officer elected. He served as Treasurer. The value of class participation re-
vealed itself as plans for the Sophomore Dance were made. The dance was
entitled, "Ho Ho a Go Go," and was held December 17, 1966. A fun time
was had by all. Many students busied themselves in school activities re-
quiring knowledge that would soon mould them into leaders.
The Junior year marked the beginning of the development of the class of
'69. An awareness of what was really happening in our school took hold of
us all. The many activities held provided, perhaps, the best year in high
school for us. Class elections gave Ed Gillis the Presidency for the third
straight year. Equally as successful was Jerry Land in his bid for the Vice
Presidency. Bob Stewart was our new Secretary and Charley Southmayd
moved from Secretary to Treasurer. Our class rings were distributed and
worn with ride. The Junior Prom, "One Very Special Moment," was held at
the Montvale Plaza on April 5, 1968. A few energetic members held a
beach party the following day.
For one brief week, the class was given its freedom. Dress-Up day occu-
pied Tuesday, May 7. Many of the members took part. Suits and ties were
in abundance. Tuesday night, the scene was the North Intermediate School.
Approximately 300 persons attended the Junior Banquet. The school com-
mittee, the administration, teachers and parents were present. The highlight
of the evening was the presentation of academic awards. Hippe-Day fol-
lowed on Wednesday with costumes ranging from an Indian Guru to a
Hard Rock Guitarist. Bell bottoms and beads were prevalent. Thursday was
Sounds of Silence Day. No one was supposed to speak. The costume for the
day was a blue shirt and a white arm band. The week was highlighted by
Crazy Day. A parade was initiated by the Juniors. The route was Weinberg's
to the High School, via Church Street.
The class presented its Junior Variety Show at the Herbert C. Barrows
Auditorium on the nights of May 10 and 11. Previewed were comedy acts
of all types, ballerina dances, TV shows, and a real live rock band. The
show, under the direction of Mr. Robert Cripps, was a smash and a happy
ending to a fun-filled Junior year.
Thus, we have arrived in September as Seniors. We were now the un-
disputed heroes. Leaders of the school. We had attained the dream we had
sought for as Freshmen. Ed Gillis, once again, was elected President. Paul
Kritter succeeded Jerry Land in the Vice President's position, Jimmy Swisher
became our new Secretary and Charley Southmayd remained Treasurer.
Our class advisor, as she had been for four years, was none other than Miss
LeBauer. The Senior Class held two dances this year. The first was a Hal-
loween Dance on October 26. The dance was indeed profitable adding one
hundred nine dollars to the class treasury. Other money was raised by a
canteen put on at home basketball games.
Pride in the class flourished especially during the Senior year. Much em-
phasis was placed on sports and extra-curricular activities. Congratulations
were indeed in order for the football team, finishing as co-champions of the
conference. This team was exemplary of the outstanding success enjoyed by
Wilmington High in football for many years. Special credit should be given
to our very capable and determined coach, Mr. Bellissimo, who has indeed
made much of it possible.
Success was enjoyed also by our fine Hockey Team which ended up
champions of the Merrimac Valley Conference, not to underestimate the
Basketball and Track Teams which both enjoyed very respectable seasons.
Many Seniors' theatrical talents were shown off as the class presented its
Senior Play under the vt'y capable direction of Mr. Lewis Gardner. It was
entitled, "An Italian Straw Hat," a French comedy superiorly acted by the
cast. Our class dance was held in mid February and it featured the heavy
hard rock and blues sound of "Walk on Water." All in attendance were in-
troduced to some of the greatest musical talent ever to step foot on the gym
floor of Wilmington High. May 16 marks the sign-out for many Seniors who
hold jobs; the remainder will exist until June.
The Senior Prom, held on May 23, had to be the social event of the year.
Its setting, that of Crane's Castle in Ipswich, could not be topped. The name,
"A Moment in May," was very appropriate. Unlike all formals, it will surely
bring back fond remembrances in all the years to come.
The Senior banquet was held on June 12. Many were in attendance to
mark the closing of four unforgettable years. June 15, 1969, brought to a
close the Class of '69. The Valedictory was given by Edward Thomas. The
presentation of diploma sfollowed as friends gathered to say goodbye to
each other and to a school which had been their horne for four important
and inspiring years.
May the class of 1969 always be remembered for its achievements, char-
acter, and spirt as we, the Seniors, bid Good-bye to Wilmington High
Harold Ten Huisen
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